Gates Foundation To Provide $62.5M To E.U. To Help Strengthen Health Care Diagnostic Services In Sub-Saharan Africa
European Commission: E.U. and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation join forces to support health services in Africa
“The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will contribute €54 million ($62.5 million) to E.U. efforts to strengthen diagnostic health services in sub-Saharan Africa under the External Investment Plan. This cooperation will help to mobilize private investment in laboratory facilities providing timely, cost-effective, and accurate diagnostic services for diseases such as tuberculosis, HIV, and malaria, as well as support maternal and child health care. This will allow doctors to detect diseases earlier, respond faster, and better targe[t] treatments…” (10/18).