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In AEI Talk, Gates CEO Offers Global Health Advice For Trump Administration, Says Re-Emergence Of Polio In Nigeria ‘Biggest Disappointment’

Devex: Gates CEO says polio’s return to Nigeria is her ‘biggest disappointment’
“Sue Desmond-Hellman, CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, said Tuesday that her ‘biggest disappointment’ since joining the foundation in 2014 was witnessing the re-emergence of polio in Nigeria after it had previously been thought to be eradicated from the African continent. Speaking at the American Enterprise Institute, a conservative think tank in Washington, D.C., Desmond-Hellman reflected on what the world’s largest foundation learned from that disappointment — and she offered some words of global health advice for incoming U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration…” (Igoe, 11/30).

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