Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has spent the last few decades working to improve global health through his philanthropic organization, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. One area of focus has been reducing the spread of infectious disease -- a mission…
By Judy Woodruff, Courtney Vinopal, Courtney Norris
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is the world's largest private philanthropic organization, with an endowment of $50 billion. Melinda Gates plays a huge role in shaping its work, and her new book, "The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women…
For all of the progress made in fighting poverty and disease in recent years, those strides could stall because of rapid population growth in some African countries, according to a new warning from the Gates Foundation. Bill and Melinda Gates…
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s multi-million-dollar, multi-year effort aimed at making teachers more effective largely fell short of its goal to increase student achievement — including among low-income and minority students, a new study found.
By Madeline Will, Education Week
By PBS NewsHour
As President Trump stressed his “America-first” approach in remarks to the United Nations this week, Bill and Melinda Gates hosted a conference to unveil the results of a three-year-long Gates Foundation study on the world’s major health issues. Judy Woodruff…
By News Desk
Former President Barack Obama spoke at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Goalkeepers event in New York on Wednesday to measure the progress of global health over the past 25 years.
This weekend marks the start of a global effort that health officials are hoping will be the final push to eradicate polio.
By Kyla Calvert Mason
Tonight PBS NewsHour Anchor Gwen Ifill talks with Bill and Melinda Gates about their foundation’s influence on American public education and what they’ve learned in 15 years of supporting sometimes controversial reforms.
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