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Public Radio International Receives 2-Year, $1.6M Gates Foundation Grant For Global Health Initiative

“Public Radio International (PRI) announces that it has received a two-year, $1.6 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to lead a major initiative to raise awareness, understanding and engagement around critical issues of health and development worldwide,” a PRI press release reports. According to the press release, “PRI will use the grant to further extend the reach and impact of coverage around critical issues affecting the world’s poorest nations, such as maternal health and infant mortality; water, sanitation and hygiene; vaccines and immunization; infectious and chronic diseases; and food security and nutrition” (5/21).