Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Ghana, Kenya and Malawi to pilot GSK malaria vaccine from 2018

| LONDON<p>Ghana, Kenya and Malawi will pilot the world's first malaria vaccine from 2018, offering it for babies and children in high-risk areas as part of real-life trials, the World Health Organization said on Monday.<p>The injectable vaccine, called RTS,S or Mosquirix, was developed by British …

Africa

Bill Gates Gives These Inspiring British Schoolchildren the Surprise Of Their Life

Imagine you’re preparing for a school debate. It’s been weeks in the making, and you’re nervous. All your friends are watching, and the issue is both …

Activism

How Teens Can Fight Math Anxiety – Bright

Instead of handing out extra trigonometry homework, train students in mindfulness meditation.<p>A <b>group of teenagers</b> gathers after school at Math Guru, a …

Education

Bill Gates pays a surprise visit to London school kids debating on international development

Bill Gates said the world has made far more progress in areas like health and poverty than is often reported at a talk with school kids …

Education

Why India Is Blocking Funding from the Gates Foundation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's crackdown on NGOs has drawn criticism from human rights groups.

Asia

The TIME 100 influential list is out and it might surprise you

This year's gamechangers<p>When <i>TIME</i> magazine publish their top 100 lists, the world listens.<p>Their lists, including, TIME’s most influential teenagers, …

Viola Davis

Indian public health group loses permit for foreign funds

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's government has canceled permission for foreign funding for one of the country's main public health organizations, whose donors include the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.<p>It's the latest move by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government in cracking down on charities and …

Finance

A British pledge on aid will send a message to the world

Britain’s forthcoming general election is an opportunity to clarify the country’s role in the world. Inevitably, the focus will be on Brexit. But, on …

Philanthropy

The Immunization 'Innovations Of Tomorrow' Are Here Today

Monday will mark the start of World Immunization Week, an annual campaign run by the World Health Organization and many partners to focus public attention on the importance of vaccination for all—particularly those who are consistently excluded.<p>This time last year, I shared a set of extraordinary …

Public Health

As part of McCleary fix, lawmakers may end disparities in pay for school administrators

When it comes to school administrator salaries in Washington, there’s no rhyme or reason to how much the state provides each district. But that all …

Education

34 Leaders Who Are Changing Health Care

Joe Biden.Alex Brandon — AP<p>Joe Biden<p><b>Former Vice President, Leader of the White House Cancer Moonshot</b><p>The 47th Vice President of the U.S. has always …

Health Care

India’s Ban on Foreign Money for Health Group Hits Gates Foundation

NEW DELHI — The Indian government has blocked one of the country’s largest nonprofit public health organizations from accepting money from foreign donors, including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.<p>The cancellation of the health organization’s license to accept international financing is the …

Philanthropy

Melinda Gates: The World’s 100 Most Influential People

Photograph by Miles Aldridge for TIME<p>Leadership takes many forms. Here’s one: A group of women sit on the ground in a circle. Most of them make less …

Philanthropy

The Rise of a New Financial Order

<b>By Ahmed Cassim</b>, MD of Hello Paisa<p>The introduction of new banking, investment, credit and insurance products using established mobile money solutions …

FinTech

Modern Generosity: The Best Books on the Charity Landscape Today

Deep pockets have always had a hand in steering the course of American history. Industrialization brought tremendous wealth to a limited number of families during the late nineteenth century; tycoons such as Carnegie, Rockefeller, Vanderbilt, Frick, Mellon, and Astor amassed incredible fortunes. …

Philanthropy

Govt Cancels Licence Of Top Public Health NGO Backed By Bill And Melinda Gates Foundation

The government has cancelled the foreign funding licence of the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), a top public health NGO that works on …

Public Health

Making a place for Eastern Bluebirds—and philanthropy

If you had asked me to guess the first object I would add to the museum's new philanthropy collection, I never would have said a Virginia Bluebird …

Philanthropy

MHA cancels FCRA registration of the Public Health Foundation of India

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is one the major donors of this NGO.<p>The Ministry of Home Affairs on Wednesday cancelled the Foreign Contribution …

Philanthropy

Prepare for the Digital Health Revolution

Illustration by molistudio<p>Telemedicine<p><i>How health care is transcending physical walls.</i><p>At the turn of the 20th century, getting a checkup in America …

Digital Health

Bill Gates Enthusiastic about Disease-Fighting Progress

It has been 20 years since Bill and Melinda Gates first started using their fortune to address global health issues. By focusing on the diseases that …

Philanthropy

Alibaba and Tencent have created the world's most powerful internet ecosystems

When it comes to global e-commerce the much feared online retailer Amazon is not exactly a minnow but it is well and truly overshadowed by China's …

FinTech

Nawaz Sharif under Pakistan’s SC scanner in Panama Papers case, and other headlines

Other headlines: NGT slammed Art of Living for calling its report biased, and three suspected Islamic State recruits were arrested.<p>A look at the …

Pakistan

Melinda Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Bob Ferguson land on Time’s ‘100 Most Influential People’ list

Tucked away in a far corner of the country, Seattle hasn’t always been considered an epicenter of global influence. But it certainly is now.<p>The …

Biographies

Meet Amanda Moniz, our new curator of philanthropy

"Congratulations! Say, what does a curator do anyway?" "Philanthropy? So, you're in development?" Over the past few months I've heard those questions …

Philanthropy

Bill Gates Says Trump Is 'Pragmatic on a Lot of Things'

Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation co-chairman, discussed health systems, defense spending, and working with …

Philanthropy

Bill Gates interview: pandemics, migration and the Tory aid pledge

The world’s richest man fears Theresa May will drop her party’s long-standing commitment<p>Bill Gates is worried about Britain. For years, the UK government has been one of the world’s largest donors in overseas aid, and about £60 million has been given to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. But aid …

Wealth

Edible, invisible "peel" helps produce stay fresh for up to five times longer than normal

Nothing stinks (literally) like rotten produce. Roughly half of the produce in the U.S. gets tossed out and wasted, but one inventive company hopes …

Food Security

Gates Says He's Counting on Trump Pragmatism for Health, Aid - Bloomberg

Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates says he’s counting on Donald Trump’s pragmatism when it comes to the president’s policies on health spending …

Philanthropy

The world's assault on tropical diseases is working

Health<p>The world’s assault on tropical diseases is working<p>F<p>ive years after the launch of an international effort to combat the burden of tropical …

Public Health

The Fintech Awards judging panel

Meet the 11-person judging panel behind the FT Future of Fintech awards<p><b>Robert Collymore</b><p><i>Chief executive of Safaricom</i><p>Bob Collymore is chief executive …

Financial Services