Bill Gates defends Britain's foreign aid spending - Financial Times

Bill Gates has urged Theresa May to protect aid spending in her general election manifesto, saying that any cuts would “cost lives” and undermine British influence in poor countries. Sample the FT's top stories for a week. You select the topic, we ...

Bill Gates: UK aid saves lives and keeps Britain safe - ITV News

On Wednesday Bill Gates is delivering a speech at the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies on aid, security and broader British interests. Here the American business magnate and philanthropist writes for ITV News on why aid ...

Gates foundation joins nations to wipe out diseases that hit the poor - Shanghai Daily (subscription)

THE Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Western countries and drug companies pledged fresh support yesterday to wipe out diseases that blind, disable and disfigure millions of poor in tropical areas each year and urged new donors to join the fight.

Bill Gates Defends Donald Trump: He's 'Pragmatic On A Number Of Things' - Hollywood Life

Bill Gates sat down with President Donald Trump and came away with a new point of view. The philanthropist now thinks he's 'pragmatic'! Bill's sure that the president can be calm and sensible when it comes to his proposed future budget cuts. Wait — what?

Gates backs Big Pharma push to wipe out tropical diseases - Reuters

Bill Gates, co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, speaks during a news conference on Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) in Geneva, Switzerland, April 18, 2017. REUTERS/Pierre Albouy. 1/8. left. right. World Health Organization (WHO) ...

Why Bill Gates Is Counting on President Trump to Change His Mind on Foreign Aid - Fortune

Bill Gates said he hopes President Donald Trump will be "pragmatic" and will rethink his proposed cuts to health spending and foreign aid. "I've talked to him about HIV and how the U.S. should be proud of our work there and there's more that we need to ...

Gates Says He's Counting on Trump's Pragmatism for Health, Aid - American Journal of Transportation

Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates says he's counting on Donald Trump's pragmatism when it comes to the president's policies on health spending and foreign aid. “I've talked to him about HIV and how the U.S. should be proud of our work there,” Gates ...

Bill Gates Urges Theresa May Not To Cut UK Aid Funding After Brexit Vote - malaysiandigest.com

Britain must not let the Brexit vote be used as an excuse to slash aid funding and divert efforts away from helping the poorest communities in countries around the world, Bill Gates has warned, as the calling of a snap general election threw the UK ...

'Phenomenal' progress made in fighting tropical diseases - Citifmonline

There has been a record-breaking achievement in distributing tablets to fight neglected tropical diseases, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation says. The effort has ramped up since a key meeting in London five years ago. In 2015, one billion people ...

How Blockchain Can Bring Financial Services to the Poor - MIT Technology Review

A project from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation aims to use distributed ledger technology to help the two billion people worldwide who lack bank accounts. by Elizabeth Woyke; April 18, 2017. Two billion people worldwide don't have bank accounts and ...

This Is What Melinda Gates Is Reading - Bloomberg

This originally appeared in the Bloomberg Daily newsletter, which Melinda Gates guest-edited today. You can sign up here to receive it in your inbox daily. The most important business stories of the day. Get Bloomberg's daily newsletter. Sign Up.

This CEO Counts Lives Saved as the Bottom Line - Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation CEO Susan Desmond-Hellmann talks to The Wall Street Journal about her secret vice, the biggest difference between the corporate world and philanthropy and her greatest hope for the planet in the next 50 years. Photo ...