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Female scientists using a machine to test samples in a laboratory.

Supporting locally led innovation in global health and development

During the pandemic, our foundation has intensified its commitment to investing in researchers and innovation ecosystems in low- and middle-income countries. This includes the next generation of Grand Challenges grants: The Global Call to Action.
By Kedest Tesfagiorgis Deputy Director, Global Partnerships and Grand Challenges, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
A nurse distributes vials of the polio vaccine from a cold box to vaccinators during a polio vaccination campaign in the village of Nakera on the Niger/Nigeria border, Niger.

Getting medical supplies where they’re needed most

By Yusuf Yusufari and Julie Frye

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