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Melinda Gates' philanthropic engagement with the world points towards what is expected of her in the decades ahead, according to a CNN report.
Published on May 12, 2021 11:29 AM IST
Cascade shifted about $1.8 billion of shares in Canadian National Railway Co. and AutoNation Inc. this week to Melinda Gates, Bloomberg reported Tuesday.
Published on May 06, 2021 02:25 PM IST
- The couple were married in 1994 in Hawaii. They met after she began working at Microsoft as a product manager in 1987.
Published on May 04, 2021 03:56 AM IST
AP | , Seattle
In an exclusive interview, Gates touched upon the challenge to equitably distribute vaccines between rich and poor countries, and hoped that the world can go back to normal by the first half of 2022.
Updated on Dec 11, 2020 12:19 AM IST
Gates Foundation pledges additional $250 million to deliver coronavirus vaccines; total Covid funding at $1.75 billion
This funding will support continued innovation to develop tests, treatments, and vaccines that are easier to scale up in different, including low-resource-settings
Updated on Dec 10, 2020 02:08 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Correspondent | Edited by Smriti Sinha
The announcement doubles the number of doses already secured from the Serum Institute of India by the Gavi vaccine alliance and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, following an initial agreement last month.
Published on Sep 30, 2020 06:16 AM IST
Geneva |Agence France-Presse| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
The initiative brings the total number of vaccine doses to be covered by the partnership to an aggregate of up to 200 million doses, following the initial agreement for up to 100 million doses, which were announced in August
Updated on Sep 29, 2020 03:38 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Rhythma Kaul
Because of Covid-19, extreme poverty has increased by 7%, and routine vaccine coverage - a good proxy measure for how health systems are functioning - is dropping to levels last seen in the 1990s, the report said.
Published on Sep 15, 2020 08:43 AM IST
London |Reuters| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
“You’re paying billions of dollars in this very inequitable way to get the most worthless test results of any country in the world,” Gates said on CNN’s “Fareed Zakaria GPS” on Sunday. “No other country has this testing insanity.”
Updated on Aug 09, 2020 11:55 PM IST
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, via its Strategic Investment Fund, will provide at-risk funding of $150 million to Gavi, which will be used to support the SII to manufacture the potential Covid-19 vaccine candidates.
Updated on Aug 08, 2020 02:54 PM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
The trial will examine whether the anti-malarial drug can protect essential healthcare workers from Covid-19 virus.
Published on May 19, 2020 02:27 PM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India
Referring to the advent of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Gates emphasized that AI could give humanity some miracle tools, but at the same time the impact of AI on jobs is an important issue.
Updated on Jul 25, 2020 10:44 PM IST
Bill Gates will be in conversation with Rishad Premji, chairman, Wipro Ltd., on Technology For Social Inclusion. Mint chose this theme because it resonates with the idea of new India.
Updated on Jul 25, 2020 10:38 PM IST
The author’s interest in climate change is a natural outgrowth of the efforts by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to reduce poverty and disease.
Updated on Oct 15, 2019 01:11 PM IST
Press Trust of India | , New DelhiPress Trust of India
Presented by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the award is in recognition of her campaign against child labour and child marriage.
Published on Sep 26, 2019 03:54 PM IST
Jaipur |Indo Asian News Service
Minister of State in the PMO Jitendra Singh said on Monday that “diligent and innovative” initiatives of Prime Minister were brining laurels from across the world.
Updated on Sep 03, 2019 01:42 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Correspondent
India Agritech Incubation Network (IAIN) has been set up at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT-K) to develop technologies that can help in increasing the income of farmers.
Published on Jul 02, 2019 02:31 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | Rajeev Mullick, Lucknow
The minister said that Melinda told the Bihar delegation that the ongoing project in the state was very close to her and Bill Gates’s heart.
Updated on Jun 08, 2019 12:34 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Patna | Arun Kumar
Like mental health issues, many developmental disorders are not visible in the same way that physical disabilities are (with the exception of Down syndrome and cerebral palsy, which do have physical characteristics).
Updated on Apr 17, 2019 02:57 PM IST
India’s success in eradicating polio has provided technical guidance for eradication efforts in the world’s three remaining endemic countries – Afghanistan, Pakistan and Nigeria.
Updated on Apr 04, 2019 10:41 AM IST
Sometimes the best way to solve a problem is by empowering those most affected by it. Ashok Alexander’s personal pilgrimage into the twilight world of HIV in India
Updated on Mar 15, 2019 03:34 PM IST
Hindustan Times |CY Gopinath
Grand Challenges India is fostering innovations that will help people in India and around the world lead better lives.
Updated on Feb 07, 2019 07:41 AM IST
According to billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates, the reinvented toilet market, which has attracted companies including Japan’s LIXIL Group, could generate $6 billion a year worldwide by 2030.
Updated on Nov 06, 2018 02:21 PM IST
Bloomberg |Jason Gale
While donors and governments with the capacity to provide resources at a global scale can replenish these ‘Global Health Funds’, domestic donors can partner with their respective governments to set up similar mechanisms to multiply the impact that they can have working alone. These partnerships are essential if we want to create a world in which where you live does not determine whether you live.
Updated on Nov 01, 2018 06:05 PM IST
Goalkeepers was started by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in 2017 to propel global action and track progress on the United Nation’s Sustainable Developmental Goals.
Updated on Sep 27, 2018 03:26 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New York | Sanchita Sharma
The emergency grant aims to bolster government efforts and initiatives by non-governmental organisations in the enormous task of assisting displaced, flood-affected people and helping them rebuild their lives.
Updated on Aug 24, 2018 08:35 PM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India
Word comes in that the Asia Society India Centre has focused its gaze squarely on the lives of the rich and famous, this August. Next Monday, it hosts ‘India’s Gilded Age: Prosperity and Disparity’, a panel discussion with James Crabtree, former Mumbai bureau chief of the Financial Times; author Amish Tripathi; and Ashutosh Varshney, director, Centre for Contemporary South Asia at Brown University, amongst others.
Updated on Aug 02, 2018 03:53 PM IST
Hindustan Times | , MumbaiMalavika Sangghvi
India needs youth-focused sexual and reproductive health programmes, along with quality education, to unleash its economic potential, says Lester Coutinho, deputy director, family planning program, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Updated on Jul 11, 2018 08:55 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Sanchita Sharma