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NOVEMBER 04, 2002
Foundation Grants to Support Youth Opportunity Center
EVERETT, Wash. -- Center for Career Alternatives (CCA) today announced that it has received a three-year, $210,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to fund the expansion of a program providing education and employment services for disadvantaged youth. A one-time grant of $10,000 from the Verizon Foundation will also help fund the expansion project.
OCTOBER 28, 2002
Johns Hopkins Awarded Grant To Explore Novel Interventions To Control HIV-Related Tuberculosis
SEATTLE and BALTIMORE -- The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will contribute $3 million to the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine for the development of community-based preventive strategies to control tuberculosis (TB) in areas around the world with severe HIV epidemics. The grant will support the Consortium to Respond Effectively to the AIDS-Tuberculosis Epidemic (CREATE), a global initiative to combat the skyrocketing rates of sickness and death caused by these diseases.
OCTOBER 10, 2002
Regina Rabinovich Named Director Of Infectious Diseases Program For The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
SEATTLE -- The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today announced the appointment of Dr. Regina Rabinovich as director of the foundation’s Infectious Diseases program, to begin January, 2003. Dr. Rabinovich currently serves as director of Malaria Vaccine Initiative, PATH (Program for Appropriate Technology in Health), where she leads a program to accelerate the development of promising malaria vaccine candidates and ensure their availability and accessibility for the developing world.