PUBLISHED ON JAN 29, 2021 06:01 PM IST
Harvard University scientist Luk Vandenberghe and University of Pennsylvania gene therapy head James Wilson said primate safety and efficacy tests have proven promising for their single-dose candidate, targeted for room-temperature storage.
By Reuters| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2020 12:39 PM IST
“Whether (the world) gets better for everyone depends on the actions of the world’s leaders and their commitment to deliver tests, treatments and vaccines to the people who need them,” said Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Gates Foundation.
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2020 01:49 PM IST
Gates Foundation CEO Mark Suzman said that the foundation had been working to support a lot of work around diagnostics as well.
London | By Reuters| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 15, 2020 08:43 AM IST
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.
Reuters | By Reuters| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 16, 2020 10:33 PM IST
More than a hundred vaccines are under development to try and stop the Covid-19 pandemic, and drugmakers including J&J are working to ramp up supply for their vaccines in the face of unprecedented demand.
Hindustan Times, New York | By Sanchita Sharma
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2019 04:26 PM IST
Jangid soon won support from her peers in school and formed a “bal panchayat” (youth council) and was elected sarpanch (head).
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanchita Sharma
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2019 11:29 AM IST
Sanitation and India’s “innovative and thoughtful” use of digital technology to make people’s lives better are the areas where the Gates Foundation thinks India has made progress.
Hindustan Times, Patna | By Arun Kumar
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2019 12:34 PM IST
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.
Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2018 05:37 PM IST
Ashok Alexander, who headed the Gates Foundation’s HIV/AIDS prevention programme Avahan for over 10 years, has mentioned in his book true stories of the lives of sex workers in India that are about finding hope and redemption amid heartbreak and despair.
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2018 08:35 PM IST
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.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Tanbir Dhaliwal, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2018 12:28 PM IST
Premature births, one of the leading cause of death of children under five years of age.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran
UPDATED ON APR 07, 2018 10:11 PM IST
The Gates Foundation has been in the crosshairs of the Swadeshi Jagran Manch, which had alleged conflict of interest in the health ministry for signing a MoU with the US billionaire-couple’s charity.