In Speech, Bill Gates Encourages E.U. To Prioritize Spending On Global Health R&D For Developing World

Science Business: Gates to Europe: Prioritize health research for poor countries in the next Framework Programme
“Microsoft co-founder turned philanthropist Bill Gates urged the E.U. to make health care research for the developing world a priority for its next big R&D plan, Framework Programme 9. ‘The European Commission and European governments are critical public funders of global health R&D. I hope that the Commission will prioritize global health research and development for the developing world as it starts to plan for its new research framework and funding,’ Gates told a conference audience in Brussels 16 February…” (Kelly, 2/16).