Global action is the only way to get ahead of COVID-19

Global action is needed to create, fund, and promote equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines, especially as new variants of the virus emerge.

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How Emergency Operations Centers are aiding the COVID-19 response

Community-based Emergency Operations Centers (EOCs) are as crucial to COVID-19 response as they have been in the fight against polio and other infectious diseases.
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Celebrating the Second Annual World NTD Day: A Q&A with Katey Owen

The leader of the foundation’s Neglected Tropical Diseases team discusses progress in the fight against NTDs and the obstacles presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Katey Einterz Owen Director, Vaccine Development and Neglected Tropical Diseases, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
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Investing for Impact: A Q&A with Vidya Vasu-Devan

Foundation investments can enable private companies to bring high-impact products and services to the people who need them most, at affordable prices.
By Vidya Vasu-Devan Former Director, Strategic Investment Fund, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation