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NIH and Gates Foundation move to develop gene-based cures for sickle cell disease and...

The National Institutes of Health plans to invest at least $100 million over the next four years toward an audacious goal: develop affordable, gene-based...
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Gates Foundation Report Spotlights New Data on Global Inequality

....., Calls to Prioritize Those Being Left Behind New Sub-national Data Shows Surprising and Significant Progress, but Huge Gaps Remain, Driven by Gender and Geography ...

Bill Gates hires 400 “science ambassadors and journalists” to push GMO in Ghana

The Gates Foundation is funding a campaign to “end world hunger” by promoting GMO technology. The organization has hired 400 “science ambassadors” to influence...
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Gates Foundation Double Effort In Tackling NTDs”.

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation on Wednesday committed $335 million dollars in grants over the next four years to support various Neglected Tropical...
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ISSER, Gates Foundation inaugurates $1.4 million facility to solve research problems

The unit will also provide technical assistance to institutions implementing development projects across the West African sub-region. Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana, Professor...

Applaud health workers for polio eradication in Nigeria

Just a little above a year ago, we recorded about 6 cases which dented our relentless efforts to see that no child gets infected...

Activists Slam Gates Foundation for Plan to Privatise African Seed Markets

By Josh Butler United Nations ? The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) has been attacked by activists over alleged support of a plan...
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US will not close borders to West Africa

The United States (US) says it would not close its borders to West Africa despite the widespread nature of the deadly Ebola viral disease...
Mr Fiifi Kwetey (left), MoFA Minister and Mrs Suzanne Ngo-Eyok (right), Director CLP II signing the MoU

Cocoa Farmers To Benefit From Phase Two Of WCF

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) and the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF), on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the implementation of...

Gates Foundation extends help to Ebola outbreak

Health agencies have warned of an exponential surge in the number of Ebola cases in Liberia More money has been announced to help the emergency...

Gates Foundation to commit $50m to support Ebola fight

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today announced that it will commit $50 million to support the scale up of emergency efforts to contain...