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Blog Posts Discuss Grand Challenges Awardees, Call For Proposals For Flu Vaccine Development

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists”: Great ideas from the next round of Grand Challenges Explorations Steven Buchsbaum, deputy director, and Rebekah Neal, program officer, both with the Discovery and Translational Sciences team in Global Health at the Gates Foundation, discuss the Grand Challenges Explorations initiative and “announce funding…

Scientific American Highlights U.S. Efforts To Develop Universal Flu Vaccine

Scientific American: A New Push for a Universal Flu Vaccine “If all goes according to plan, the annual flu shot protects about 60 percent of vaccinated people. This year’s inoculation, of course, fell far short of such expectations, safeguarding only one in four vaccinated people who encountered the dominant H3N2…

Grand Challenges Initiative Continues To Inspire Global Health, Development Innovation

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists”: Grand Challenges: Fueling Innovation in Global Health and Development Steven Buchsbaum, deputy director of Discovery & Translational Sciences in the Global Health Program of the Gates Foundation, discusses various successes of the Grand Challenges initiative, concluding, “I feel confident that the initiative’s smart…

More News In Global Health

CNN: Doctors raise alarm about ancient virus: ‘Prevalence is off the charts’ in Australia (Howard, 5/7). New York Times: Laced With Two Insecticides, New Nets Protect Children From Malaria (McNeil, 5/4). Press Trust of India/Business Standard: India’s public health is a ‘mixed story,’ says Microsoft founder Bill Gates (5/5). SciDev.Net:…

Gates Foundation’s Grand Challenges Continue To Support Global Health Progress In India

Nature India: A strong foundation for progress — Supporting and enabling groundbreaking projects from inception to results on the ground. Trevor Mundel, president of global health at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, discusses India’s commitment to innovation in global health and highlights the work of Grand Challenges India, including…

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