Middle East’s Gulf States, Donors Well-Positioned To Help Improve Global Health

Arabian Business: Bill Gates: Why I’m betting on the Gulf to help fight extreme poverty and disease
Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

“…I saw the Middle East’s role in global health first-hand in late January, at a conference in Berlin dedicated to providing life-saving vaccines to children in low-income countries around the world. … [W]e must work to improve health and nutrition in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia — regions that include large Muslim populations. [Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)] donors are well positioned to assist these populations with generosity, credibility, and understanding. … [T]his region is qualified to play a unique and deeply meaningful part in fighting extreme poverty and disease. In fact, I’m willing to bet on it” (3/6).

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