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Combating COVID-19 in India

M. Hari Menon, director of the India office at the Gates Foundation, shares how the foundation has partnered with government entities, local charities and organizations, as well as biopharma, to respond to COVID-19 in India.
By M. Hari Menon Director, India Country Office, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Gavi COVID-19 partnership

When a COVID-19 vaccine is ready, this group will make sure the whole world can access it

Gavi's expertise in delivering life-saving vaccines has saved millions of lives globally, and will continue to do so, with the help of world leaders pledging to fund Gavi for the next five years at the Global Vaccines Summit on June 4.
By Bill Gates Co-chair, Board Member, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Illustration of Ruth Bishop, vaccines

How a virologist named Ruth saved millions of children and led Bill & me to get into philanthropy

Ruth Bishop’s discovery of the rotavirus in 1973 paved the way for future vaccines. Now, Gavi helps ensure many of these vaccines reach the world’s poorest.
By Melinda French Gates Co-chair, Board Member, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation