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Gates foundation will invest $80 million to fight gender discrimination

While speaking at the Women Deliver International Conference in Copenhagen, Melinda Gates announced the funding to collect data on the gender gap, reports Sharat Pradhan. IMAGE: Melinda Gates,......

The project that helped prevent over 6 lakh HIV/AIDS cases in India

According to a report published by Lancet Global Health, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation-funded Avahan programme, first launched in  India in 2003, might have prevented over 6 lakh HIV......

India to receive $630 million to fight polio

The international community, led by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, has pledged over $630 million to fight polio in India over the next three years.Apart from the Gates Foundation, funds for......

Aravind Hospitals wins $1 m Gates Award

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has named non-profit Aravind Eye Care System in Tamil Nadu as the recipient of its 2008 $1 million Gates Award for Global Health, in recognition of its......

Bill Gates to help Bihar fight kala azar

As hundreds of people, mostly poor, suffer from the deadly kala azar ( black fever) in Bihar, the World Bank and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation are eager to fund the kala azar control and......

A few things that you don't know about Bill Gates

Bill Gates dropped out of Harvard when he was just 19 to start Microsoft with Paul Allen in 1975. Image: Bill and Melinda Gates. Photograph: Getty Images     Microsoft co-founder Bill......

Bill and Melinda Gates world's wealthiest couple

Image: Microsoft Corp Chairman Bill Gates and his wife Melinda. Photograph: Reuters Bill and Melinda Gates are the world's wealthiest couple with a combined net worth of $85.7 billion, a report......

Premji gives half his stake in Wipro for charity

Image: Bill Gates (L) his wife Melinda Gates, Azim Premji (2nd L) and billionaire Warren Buffett (R) attend a news conference. Photograph: B Mathur/Reuters     IT czar Azim Premji has......

Modi govt has a progressive agenda for health: Melinda Gates

On a recent visit to India, Bill and Melinda Gates spoke with the author Chetan Bhagat about the philosophy behind their philanthropy at a public event titled "All Lives have Equal Value" on......

Gates Foundation offers to help monitor Jan-Dhan Yojana

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) has offered to help in monitoring the progress of Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY), the flagship financial inclusion scheme of the government.......

PIX: Hollywood star Mandy Moore in India

Check out the pictures.Hollywood actress-singer Mandy Moore is on her maiden trip to India to lend support to Bill and Melinda Gates-founded non profit Population Services International and......

'Investing in girls is about the smartest thing you can do'

Over Dosas in Mumbai, Oscar winner Megan Mylan tells Vaihayasi Pande Daniel why she chose India and girl empowerment as the subject of her new documentary. Image: Megan Mylan (centre) with her......

Postcards from the Sundance film festival

The Lunchbox director Ritesh Batra's Masterchef and Oscar and Emmy winner Megan Mylan's After My Garden Grows were among five films that won grants from the Sundance Institute and the Bill &......
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Is industrial agriculture a failed African dream?

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Midrand, Aug. 15 -- Southern Africa has experienced some... ...

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Librarian's job as noble as a farmer's

CHENNAI: The noblest profession in the world is definitely farming but I believe a librarian's job will come second. While one enriches the body,... ...

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New polio cases in northeastern Nigeria underline risks for children in conflict - UNICEF

Baby being given polio drops in northern Nigeria in 2015 NEW YORK, 11 August 2016 The sobering news that two children have been paralyzed by... ...

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Atomo Diagnostics Secures A$4.5 Million in Funding from New York-Based Global Health Investment Fund and Former Macquarie Group CEO Allan Moss

From the Wires Aug. 11, 2016 11:01 PM Medical device innovator Atomo Diagnostics today announced it had raised A$4.5 million in new equity... ...

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Road accidents in India - Fines are not the solution

Policymakers should not lose sight of comprehensive solution that India needs India's share in road accident deaths worldwide (around 12%) is not... ...

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