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2011-08-17 20:00:00

4.9 billion Japanese Yen (JPY) loan from JICA to support polio eradication in Pakistan through 2013 TOKYO, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ms. Sadako Ogata, President of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), and Mr. Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, today announced a strategic partnership to ensure continued progress in the fight against polio. As the first step in this formal partnership, Ms. Ogata and Mr. Gates also announced an...

2011-08-09 00:00:03

Gates Corporation awarded scholarships to six high school seniors who competed in the 2011 FIRST® Robotics Team competition and used a Gates belt drive to design their competition robots. Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 08, 2011 Gates Corporation today announced it has awarded scholarships to six high school seniors who competed in the 2011 FIRST® Robotics Team competition, using a Gates belt drive on their competition robots. As a Diamond Supplier-sponsor of the FIRST competition, Gates...

2011-08-03 11:23:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI) announced today that Erik Iverson, Associate General Counsel for Global Health at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will join IDRI in September as its EVP Business Development & External Affairs. In this newly created position, Iverson will work within the IDRI management team to further the organization's development of proprietary programs in vaccines, diagnostics and treatments...

2011-07-28 13:45:00

Fans encouraged to join the conversation at www.facebook.com/morethanagoal; Search #morethanagoal on Twitter WASHINGTON, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Futbol Club (FC) Barcelona, FC Barcelona Foundation, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation kicked off a three-year partnership today to energize the global fight to end polio and draw attention to the promise of life-saving vaccines. Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, along with FC Barcelona...


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2013-09-17 12:44:24

William Henry "Bill" Gates III, Born October 28, 1955 is an American business magnate, investor, programmer, inventor and philanthropist. Gates is the former chief executive and Co-founder of Microsoft, the world’s largest personal-computer software company. He Co-founded Microsoft with Paul Allen. Bill Gates is consistently ranked in the Forbes list of the world's wealthiest people and was the wealthiest overall from 1995 to 2009 — excluding 2008, when he was ranked third. In 2011 he...

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