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‘Troublemaker’ Gates takes up cudgels on behalf of world’s poor and sets sights on polio

Alliance magazine 1 February 2011

Much of Bill Gates’s third annual letter, which was published on Monday, is devoted to polio, a disease which it was claimed in 2003 would be eradicated within the next few years. He admitted this …

Gates Foundation makes mega-grant to GAVI as springboard for ‘decade of vaccines’

Alliance magazine 3 February 2010

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has announced one of the largest donations in history: $10 billion to be spent on vaccines for children in developing countries over the next ten years. Speaking at the …

Wellcome and Merck combine in new vaccine R&D institute

Alliance magazine 17 September 2009

The Wellcome Trust and Merck & Co Inc today announced the creation of the MSD Wellcome Trust Hilleman Laboratories, an R&D institute focused on producing affordable vaccines to prevent diseases common in low-income countries. As …