The COVID pandemic is a powerful reminder of the urgent work needed to contain and treat deadly pathogens. I’m optimistic about the progress being made on another crisis: safe sanitation: gatesnot.es/3yjxizi
Broader geographic distribution of vaccine manufacturing capacity—and the infrastructure to support it—will be critical to achieving vaccine equity. I’m hopeful that we're moving closer to a world where everyone is protected from preventable diseases. gates.ly/3zKizO6
The Gates Foundation is providing additional, flexible funding to the @AfricaCDC for its pandemic response efforts, but more assistance from the global community is urgently needed to fill the gaps. twitter.com/CheikhOSeydi/s…
Over the years, I’ve shared a stage with a jar of human feces, smelled pit latrine odor, and drunk water made from poop (and convinced @jimmyfallon to drink it too). Was it worth it? You bet. Here’s why: gatesnot.es/3rKJA0X
We take one step closer to a malaria-free world with this exciting new project that seeks to develop an mRNA-based malaria vaccine & helping to expand vaccine manufacturing & capacity on the African continent reut.rs/3iMQoap
During the height of the U.S. polio epidemic, the iron lung was one of the greatest tools used to fight polio. Today, it’s the iron will of the thousands of workers and their supporters who are committed to finishing the job. youtu.be/xKLczqn3COU#endpolio
I look forward to working with you and @EU_Commission on all of these important goals. Europe is a critical partner in creating a net-zero future and ensuring a healthy and equitable world for all. twitter.com/vonderleyen/st…
Reaching net-zero emissions by 2050 means transforming our entire physical economy and accelerating innovation at an unprecedented pace. @Breakthrough Energy Catalyst will jumpstart this process. bit.ly/2Tk13R1
Support for polio eradication will not only help wipe out a disease, it will prepare countries against future health threats.
@Rotary's Aziz Memon outlines why it's vital that donors and governments deliver on the promise to #EndPolio for good.
BE Catalyst is financing the foundation of a clean economy through four critical technologies. In these areas, Catalyst aims to lower green premiums and accelerate the path to global markets. Learn more: nt-z.ro/3t4qG4W
COVID-19 has highlighted how digital tools can save lives. I’m encouraged by @exemplarshealth research highlighting how technologies in Nigeria, Sri Lanka, Burkina Faso, Uganda, South Africa, and Vietnam can be scaled to detect and respond to pandemics. b-gat.es/3AQkpym
This expanded commitment to the foundation will accelerate its mission to fight poverty, disease, and inequity around the world. I'm grateful to the foundation's leadership team, employees, and partners for their dedication to making the world healthier and more just. twitter.com/MSuzman/status…
With nearly six decades in the medical profession, Dr. Louisa Samonsia thought she had seen it all. Then, COVID-19 hit.
Learn how USAID provided Dr. Louisa and other rural medical professionals with tools to combat the pandemic in local communities ow.ly/aA3N50F9TYr
Stopping Alzheimer’s requires more eyes on the problem. ADDI @AlzData recently hosted their 1st Data Challenge. I was inspired to see more than 1,200+ people from 65+ countries/regions join the fight. b-gat.es/364ZGsn
It’s really encouraging to see these results. Dengue fever infects hundreds of millions of people a year and causes debilitating disease. This incredible technique could also be effective at stopping the spread of other viruses like Zika and Chikungunya. b-gat.es/3qMN56I
I am truly grateful for his wisdom and leadership, and most of all for his enduring friendship. Warren will continue to inspire our foundation as we work to fight poverty and help millions of people live healthier lives. b-gat.es/3vQaHbp
I will always have a deep sense of accountability to Warren, paying close attention to the data to track our progress and identify areas where we can do better. But the value of Warren’s gift goes beyond anything that can be measured.