Africa’s low number of COVID-19 cases offers lessons for the rest of the world on disease preparedness and response.
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.
The Voices for Economic Opportunity Grand Challenges has awarded 28 grants to organizations in order to help tell the stories of people facing poverty and marginalization in the U.S.
Sign up for The Optimist newsletter
Subscribe to The Optimist to get updates on the latest in global health, gender equality, education, and more. Subscribing and completing your profile is the best way to stay up to date with the Gates Foundation, our partners, events, and other ways to stay connected.