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GHESKIO Wins 2010 Annual Gates Award for Global Health | Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

GENEVA -- Groupe Haïtien d’Étude du Sarcome de Kaposi et des Infectieuses Opportunistes (GHESKIO) has won the Gates Award for Global Health, and will receive $1 million in prize money.

The award was established by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to recognise organizations that have made an outstanding contribution to improving global health, especially in resource-poor settings. The winners are chosen by a jury of international health leaders from more than 100 nominations from around the world, and the award is administered by the Global Health Council.

To read the full press release, visit the Weill Cornell Medical College web site.

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