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Bill Gates Explores Use Of Mapping Technology To Address Global Malaria

Gates Notes: These maps could point the way to stopping malaria In recognition of Mosquito Week, Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, explores the science behind malaria and other mosquito-borne diseases and highlights the importance of data and mapping technology in making progress against malaria (4/15).

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Associated Press: In South Sudan, midwives bring down deaths despite the odds (Mednick, 4/13). Borgen Magazine: The World’s Largest Refugee Camp: Life in Cox’s Bazar (Dunphey, 4/15). Forbes: Here Is A Major Soil Problem That Will Affect Health (Lee, 4/14). Fox News: Madagascar measles epidemic kills over 1,200 people (Aaro,…

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Associated Press/Dallas News: George W. Bush honors Bill and Melinda Gates in Dallas with leadership award (4/11). The Lancet: Disease X and other unknowns (Honigsbaum, 4/13). NPR: Chickenpox, The Latest Burden On The Rohingya Refugees (Beaubien, 4/11). NPR: South Korean Court Strikes Down Decades-Old Abortion Ban (Gong, 4/12). Quartz: An…

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CNN: Half a million children at risk as Libya violence continues: UNICEF (McKirdy, 4/10). CNN: This drug-resistant fungus is spreading. Scientists warn of new superbugs to come (Nedelman, 4/10). Forbes: How a Gates Foundation Backed Fund is Revolutionizing Global Health Impact Investing (Harris, 4/9). The Guardian: Why should we Yemenis…

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Borgen Magazine: Health Care and Disease in Sri Lanka (Sherrington, 3/29). CNN: In world first, HIV-positive woman donates kidney to HIV-positive recipient (Scutti, 3/28). Devex: Could Nigeria’s HIV rate be just half what was thought? (Adepoju, 4/1). Devex: Q&A: Hewlett Foundation’s Ruth Levine on how donors can stop ‘undercutting chances…

CDC Foundation Podcast Interviews Gates Foundation CEO Sue Desmond-Hellmann

CDC Foundation’s “Contagious Conversations”: Philanthropy, Optimism and Taking Risks In this podcast episode, Claire Stinson, senior communications officer at the CDC Foundation, speaks with Sue Desmond-Hellmann, CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, about her career path, advice for aspiring leaders and innovators, and “vision for a world where…

Data, New Technology, Strategic Decision-Making Key To Achieving UHC In Africa

AllAfrica: Africa: Three Promising Pathways to Universal Health Coverage in Africa Jean Kagubare, deputy director of Global Primary Health Care at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation “…[T]here is no better return on investment than strengthening primary health care, the backbone of all great health systems. But how do we…

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Agence France-Presse: 5,000 cases of tropical parasite in Libya: ministry (2/27). Devex: The midwives at the forefront of the birthing crisis in Cox’s Bazar (Kumar, 2/28). Inside Philanthropy: Who is Tackling the World’s Biggest Overlooked Health Crisis? (Dickow, 2/25). Inter Press Service: U.N. Accused of Failing to Move Aggressively Against…