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  1. Bill Gates calls for more global education assessments dataRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KTMF

    Bill Gates is rallying behind school quality in developing nations with a push for more assessment data, a new initiative that links the Microsoft co-founder's signature U.S. education priorities with his more prominent global philanthropy work. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as the world's largest philanthropy issued its latest "Goalkeepers" report on Tuesday, urging for more comparable student assessment data worldwide and help getting girls through their schooling.

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  2. Country Doctor on schedule for 2019 dental clinic openingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Madison Park Times

    ... served on the CDCHC board for two decades, and provided consultant work previously for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, World Health Organization, UNICEF and the Center for Disease Control. Demolition of the old Betty Lee Manor building ...

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  3. Bill Gates calls for more global education assessments dataRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KIRO-TV Seattle

    ... signature U.S. education priorities with his more prominent global philanthropy work. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as the world's largest philanthropy issued its latest "Goalkeepers" report on Tuesday, urging for more comparable student ...

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  4. Moran: A cousin's name on a work of art puts a human face on migrant deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    ... he became the first Waukegan High School graduate to be named a Millennium Scholar by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. He now works as a communications specialist for the Waukegan Park District, which is co-sponsoring the Migrant Quilt ...

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  5. Gates Foundation's report calls for focus on health, education in poorest countriesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Seattle [United States], Sep 18: The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation today launched its second annual Goalkeepers Data Report, pointing to demographic trends that could stall unprecedented progress in reducing global poverty. While 1 billion people have lifted themselves out of poverty over the past 20 years, rapid population growth in the poorest countries, particularly in Africa, puts future progress at risk.

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  6. The CEO of The Gates Foundation says we're approaching a dangerous...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... to back up this persistently cheery outlook, pointing out that since the $50 billion-plus Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation began in 2000, the number of extremely poor people around the world has fallen sharply. Since then, over one billion ...

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  7. To fight poverty, world should invest in Africa's youth, says Bill GatesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    ... in the health and education of Africa's younger generation would help tackle poverty. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation released its annual "Goalkeepers" report measuring progress towards achieving UN poverty-reducing goals in 2030, based on an ...

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  8. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is Zooming in on Women's Global Economic EmpowermentRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Ms. Magazine

    Ms . caught up with Sarah Hendricks, Gender Equality Director, to discuss the value of zooming in and how true financial independence allows women to move themselves and their communities forward. This is the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's first-ever strategy on gender equality, but empowering women and girls has always been at the heart of our work-through expanding access to contraceptives, improving mothers' and their babies' health and nutrition or ensuring that urban sanitation programs meet women's unique needs.

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  9. Extreme Poverty Concentrates in Sub-Saharan AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    Gates Foundation warns that Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of Congo will be home to 44% of people living in such conditions by 2050 if trends continue The number of people living in extreme poverty is becoming concentrated in some of the most unstable and populous parts of Africa, raising the risk of political violence and devastating disease outbreaks. Just two countries-Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of Congo-will be home to 44% of people living in extreme poverty by 2050 if trends continue, according to a new report from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, compared with 20% today.

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  10. Africa's rapid population growth puts poverty progress at risk, says GatesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... she wanted, the projected population increase could be up to 30 percent smaller, said the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's annual Goalkeepers report. This would also enable more girls and women to stay in school longer, have children later, earn ...

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  11. Melinda and Bill Gates, front left, posed for a selfie with students...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    ... could stall as population growth surges in some of the world's poorest regions, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation warns in a new report that calls for boosting investments in health and education in Africa. The annual Goalkeepers Data Report ...

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  12. Africaa s rapid population growth puts poverty progress at risk: Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    The report, running into about 50 pages says that the demographic trends could stall unprecedented progress in reducing global poverty. Two waves of poverty reduction in China and India have contributed to the emergence of millions of people from extreme poverty over the last two decades, according to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation which said the world should now target Africa for a third wave.

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  13. To fight poverty, world should invest in Africa's youth - Bill GatesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation released its annual "Goalkeepers" report measuring progress towards achieving UN poverty-reducing goals in 2030, based on an assessment of 18 indicators. AFP PHOTO In its annual assessment, the foundation cited progress from Brazil on nutrition, Indonesia for family planning and Vietnam for the quality of education.

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  14. Africa's Youth Population, Poverty Spurs Gates Foundation's GivingRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Voice of America

    Esther Njeri, 20, and daughter Shanice, 6 months, arrive for a family planning visit at the Makadara district hospital in Nairobi, Kenya, Dec. 16, 2009. Africa has the globe's fastest-growing youth population as well as 10 of the poorest countries, a volatile combination that warrants making it "the world's most important priority for the foreseeable future."

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  15. Where we are in the global fight against extreme povertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Fast Company

    ... roughly every second. The rate of change is unprecedented. But a new report from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation notes that progress may be on the verge of stalling. "Progress is possible, but not inevitable," says Sue Desmond-Hillman, CEO of ...

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  16. Facebook is learning how to boost online givingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Fast Company

    As more and more dollars are being donated on the platform, it's experimenting with nudges to get people to give more. In November 2017, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation joined forces with Facebook to conduct a unique psychological experiment.

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  17. Thought-Leader Hylke Faber Collaborates with Columbia Business School ...Read the original story

    Monday | PRWeb

    Leaders are most remembered for the impact they had on others. This program is designed to help executives learn how to coach themselves and others to lead with greater authenticity, empathy, and effectiveness.--Hylke Faber Leadership coach, facilitator, and author, Hylke Faber will launch the latest segment of his highly sought-after executive online learning series, Leader as Coach: Coaching as a Leadership Approach, Mindset, and Process, on October 1, 2018.

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  18. Radical open-access plan could spell end to journal subscriptionsRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 16 | CiteULike

    To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. Research funders from France, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and eight other European nations have unveiled a radical open-access initiative that could change the face of science publishing in two years - and which has instantly provoked protest from publishers.

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  19. Gates Foundation gives $20.5 million to Hopkins Bloomberg teen reproductive health studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | The Maryland Gazette

    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has been awarded a $20.5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to study adolescent and youth sexual health issues. The money will go toward research at The Challenge Initiative, which is run out of the Bloomberg School's population, family and reproductive health department.

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  20. LSTM led partnership receives funding to develop drug for treating two neglected tropical diseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Medical News

    ... for this program emerged from screening activities in the AWOL program funded through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and managed by Professor Mark Taylor of LSTM, one of the first scientists to recognize the therapeutic potential of this ...

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