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Global strategy to eradicate polio by 2018

A new global plan from the World Health Organization aims eliminate polio by 2018, provided that world governments can contribute $5.5 billion.

New sensitive test for malaria developed

Scientists at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have collaborated on the development of what has been heralded as the most sensitive laboratory technique for the determination of malaria transmission.

President Clinton, Edward Norton & Chelsea Clinton come together Special

Brooklyn - The Clinton Foundation Millennium Network event was held on Monday, March 4th, 2013 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York.

Obama administration launch plan to tackle AIDS

The Obama administration has set-out a road map designed to halt the global spread of AIDS. This is based upon treating people sooner and other preventative measures.

Gates' malaria vaccine gives disappointing results

The first results from the malaria vaccine, which is sponsored by the Gates Foundation, have produced disappointing results. The data indicates that only a third of infants given the injection at 9 to 12 weeks of age were protected from the disease.

British scientists awarded $10 million to research GM crops

London - The next in the list of countries to research and plant GMO crops is the United Kingdom. However, protesters say this is not a good idea.

Is the Gates Foundation helping or hindering food shortages?

With world food prices rising the Gates Foundation has announced $70 million to fund research into threats to food production in the developing world but are they funding the right projects?

Bill Gates stresses the need for basic health care

Bill Gates released his third annual letter today stressing the need for polio eradication and expanded childhood immunization. He has called on governments to invest in foreign aid despite the economic climate.

Bill Gates and Abu Dhabi prince to give vaccines to Afghans, Pakistanis

Today, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced they are working together to provide vaccinations to children in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

It's green vs. biotech as India promotes organic agriculture

New Delhi - India, at war with itself over the use of biotech agricultural crops, has decided to aim for the global organic food market, worth billions of dollars.

New research finds some GM corn can cause organ failure Special

A study published in the International Journal of Biological Sciences asserts three tested varieties of Monsanto's genetically modified corn can cause organ failure, calling for further research.

Africa And The Gates Foundation: Slipping Through The Cracks

The Gates Foundation has been making strides in the lives of those who suffer from malaria, HIV and AIDS in Africa. There is a flip side to that coin though. For all the help there are many in need of basic health care. Where are those doctors?

Canadian PM Launches The Initiative to Save a Million Lives

The Canadian Prime Minister announced today that Canada, has formed with UNICEF, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the World Health Organization, the World Bank, an initiative to improve healthcare for mothers and children in Africa and Asia

Dark Cloud over Good works of Gates Foundation

Gates foundation provides vaccine and invests in Industries that pollutes with toxic fumes.
 

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Synchronized National Immunization Day in Pakistan and Afghanistan. Photo: Courtesy of Chris Black/W...
Synchronized National Immunization Day in Pakistan and Afghanistan. Photo: Courtesy of Chris Black/WHO
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Abu Dhabi: HH General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supre...
Abu Dhabi: HH General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces (right) receives Bill Gates, Co-Chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation at the Al Bateen Palace, January 25, 2011
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Bill and Melinda Gates meet Norwegian PM Jens Stoltenberg during their visit to the Oslo Opera House...
Bill and Melinda Gates meet Norwegian PM Jens Stoltenberg during their visit to the Oslo Opera House in June 2009.
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