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  1. Single shot in 'tiny coffee cups' could deliver multiple vaccines, MITRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | In-PharmaTechnologist.com

    The research, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, has led to the creation of a 3-D fabrication method for microstructures made from the biocompatible polymer PLGA - already approved in medical devices such as implants and prosthetics. These structures "resemble tiny coffee cups that can be filled with a drug or vaccine and then sealed with a lid," according to the team from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and, due to the nature of the polymer, degrade at explicit times administering the API or vaccine to the patient.

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  2. Experts hope to fight mosquitos with emojiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Texarkana Gazette

    Mosquitoes are more than a spoiler of backyard barbecues. They threaten more than half the world's population with their disease-spreading bites.

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  3. Africans to get state-of-art HIV drugs for less than $100 a yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... disoproxil fumarate, lamivudine and dolutegravir (TLD). Bill Gates, co-founder of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, in New York for meetings on the side of the UN General Assembly. Health ministries and other public sector purchasers will be ...

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  4. From country doctor to crusaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | Rotarian

    At the Rotary International Convention in June, Rotary and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation renewed their long-standing support for ending polio in dramatic fashion: Rotary committed to raising $50 million per year over the next three years, with every dollar to be matched with two additional dollars from the Gates Foundation. Jay Wenger, director of the Gates Foundation's polio eradication program , talks about his work as an epidemiologist and about why ending polio for good is so important.

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  5. Melinda Gates wishes she gave her kids cellphones laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | SFGate

    Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation co-founder Melinda Gates speaks speaks at Goalkeepers 2017, at Jazz at Lincoln Center on Sept. 20, 2017 in New York City.

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  6. Melinda Gates wishes she waited longer before giving her kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | SFGate

    Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation co-founder Melinda Gates speaks speaks at Goalkeepers 2017, at Jazz at Lincoln Center on September 20, 2017 in New York City. Melinda Gates wrote in a recent Washington Post op-ed , "I probably would have waited longer before putting a computer in my children's pockets.

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  7. Facebook's Zuckerberg drops contested plan to keep control with new class of voting stockRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | USA Today

    Facebook CEO credited the rise of his company's stock price with helping him maintain voting control while still spending billions on philanthropy. Facebook's Zuckerberg drops contested plan to keep control with new class of voting stock Facebook CEO credited the rise of his company's stock price with helping him maintain voting control while still spending billions on philanthropy.

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  8. With trial looming, Facebook settles suit over C sharesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | Seeking Alpha

    Facebook has settled a class-action lawsuit over a share reclassification that would affect CEO Mark Zuckerberg's control of the $494B company. Terms of the settlement weren't disclosed, but a trial was set to begin today featuring testimony from high fliers on Facebook's board: Zuckerberg, Marc Andreessen, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation chief Susan Desmond-Hellmann, and Erskine Bowles.

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  9. Public health experts hope to fight disease with new Mosquito emojiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | MSN Healthy Living

    Mosquitoes are more than a spoiler of backyard barbecues. They threaten more than half the world's population with their disease-spreading bites.

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  10. Bill Gates on global health, DACA and "ctrl-alt-delete"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | CBS News

    Thanks in part to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's work, global childhood mortality rates have dropped by more than 55 percent since 1990, and 89 percent of the world's population is now vaccinated against common diseases. The proportion of people living in extreme poverty dropped to just nine percent in 2016, down from 35 percent in 1990.

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  11. U.N. Sustainable Development Goals printed on M&Ms will melt in your mouth, not on your hands.Read the original story

    Friday Sep 22 | News 88.9 KNPR

    ... with any tins of [Sustainable Development Goals] M&M's, I can tell you that." At the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's Goalkeepers event on Wednesday, which included guests like former President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin ...

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  12. Apparently Joseph Gordon-Levitt Influences Canadian Social Policy NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | The Daily Caller

    Well he must've been having a weak moment or something because he opened up about his path to feminism at a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation event this week. And he didn't say his journey to becoming a feminist was because he saw his mother struggle and it deeply affected him.

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  13. World Leaders Gobble Up M&Ms Imprinted With U.N. GoalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | National Public Radio

    ... with any tins of [Sustainable Development Goals] M&M's, I can tell you that." At the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's Goalkeepers event on Wednesday, which included guests like former President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin ...

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  14. Included: Rihanna's 'killawatt' wake up call and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | GantDaily.com

    Welcome to Included, which catches you up on the week's top stories about culture and identity in business and tech. This week, we look back on the diverse lineup of Emmy winners, Rihanna's "Killawatt" wake-up call for the beauty industry, Facebook's latest ad controversy and Melinda Gates' message to Silicon Valley.

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  15. She's volunteered at a Seattle school library for half a century. Now it's named after her.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | Seattle Times

    The decades-long love story between Lou Anne Rundall and the library at Seattle's Highland Park Elementary started in 1968, when a librarian stood up at a PTA meeting and announced she needed help. Rundall, then a 32-year-old Highland Park parent, raised her hand to volunteer.

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  16. Included: Rihanna's 'killawatt' wake up call and Melinda Gates' message for techRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | CNN

    Welcome to Included, which catches you up on the week's top stories about culture and identity in business and tech. This week, we look back on the diverse lineup of Emmy winners, Rihanna's "Killawatt" wake-up call for the beauty industry, Facebook's latest ad controversy and Melinda Gates' message to Silicon Valley.

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  17. Mosquitoes spread deadly diseases, and public health experts hope to fight back with this new emojiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | Los Angeles Times

    Public health experts hope this mosquito emoji could help fight the spread of malaria, Zika and other mosquito-borne diseases. Public health experts hope this mosquito emoji could help fight the spread of malaria, Zika and other mosquito-borne diseases.

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  18. Global, regional, and national burden of neurological disorders...Read the original story

    Friday Sep 22 | CiteULike

    Global, regional, and national burden of neurological disorders during 1990-2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. Comparable data on the global and country-specific burden of neurological disorders and their trends are crucial for health-care planning and resource allocation.

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  19. New high-quality antiretroviral therapy to be launched in South...Read the original story

    Thursday Sep 21 | World News Report

    A breakthrough pricing agreement has been announced which will accelerate the availability of the first affordable, generic, single-pill HIV treatment regimen containing dolutegravir to public sector purchasers in low- and middle-income countries at around US$75 per person, per year. The agreement is expected to accelerate treatment rollout as part of global efforts to reach all 36.7 million people living with HIV with high-quality antiretroviral therapy.

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  20. Huawei Mobile Money Boosts Financial Inclusion through Capacity Building in Developing NationsRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 21 | PressReleasePoint

    To capitalize on these developments, Huawei has built its mobile money services platform to help deliver basic banking transactions in developing countries. Huawei Mobile Money provides an all-online, safe, reliable, flexible and sustainable mobile financial platform for telecoms and banks to provide high efficiency and low cost financial services for users.

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