Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
The Gates Foundation sees equal value in all lives and is dedicated to improving the quality of life for individuals around the world. The Foundation works in North America, South America, Africa, Europe, Asia and Oceania. With these partners worldwide, the Gates Foundation works to tackle critical problems in five program areas: global health; global development; global growth and opportunity; US program; and global policy and advocacy. The global health program seeks innovative, ambitious, and scalable solutions to address health problems that have a major impact in developing countries. The program focuses on: discovery and translational sciences; enteric and diarrheal diseases; HIV; malaria; NTDs; pneumonia; tuberculosis; emergency response; family planning; global libraries; integrated delivery; MNCH; nutrition; polio; and vaccine delivery.
The media center disseminates innovative approaches to addressing extreme poverty and poor health in developing countries.