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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 approach of combining scientific innovation with the social science context will continue to prove hugely beneficial in the collective effort to tackle our greatest global health and development challenges” (5/14).