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UP signs accord with Gates Foundation

Dec 13 2012, 12:05pm CST | by

Lucknow, Dec 13 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Thursday signed a memorandum of co-operation for 2012-2017, during which the Foundation would assist in various health, nutrition, agricultural and other development programmes

Lucknow, Dec 13 — The Uttar Pradesh government and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Thursday signed a memorandum of co-operation for 2012-2017, during which the Foundation would assist in...

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UP signs accord with Gates Foundation

Dec 13 2012, 12:05pm CST | by

Lucknow, Dec 13 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Thursday signed a memorandum of co-operation for 2012-2017, during which the Foundation would assist in various health, nutrition, agricultural and other development programmes

Lucknow, Dec 13 — The Uttar Pradesh government and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Thursday signed a memorandum of co-operation for 2012-2017, during which the Foundation would assist in various health, nutrition, agricultural and other development programmes

Chief Secretary Javed Usmani directed state government officials, including the principal secretary, health, to submit the progress report every month to him and also urged the Foundation to expedite the formation of the technical support unit, officials said.

Usmani further said that with the technical and managerial assistance of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, issues like child malnutrition, mothers' health and child mortality, will be worked upon.

In the field of agriculture, more research will help in enhancing crop produce, he added.

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SMALL THINGS WITH GREAT LOVE

Aug 15 2014 4:29am CDT | Source: More Intelligent Life

Inspiring Innovators: Melinda Gates is moved by Mother Teresa's belief in our shared humanity, and that everyone should be treated as if they matter From INTELLIGENT LIFE magazine, September/October 2014 Over time, Mother Teresa has become regarded more as a monument than a person. What moves me about her, though, are the human qualities that have slowly been edited out of her story. For almost two decades before she started doing the work for which she’s best kn ...
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21 Quotes From Bill Gates That Take You Inside The Mind Of The World's Richest Man

Jul 23 2014 9:55am CDT | Source: Business Insider

Bill Gates' personal net worth — an estimated $80 billion — rivals the GDP of Ecuador and tops Croatia's. The Bill and Melinda Gates foundation, which he and his wife set up in 1997, gives away nearly $4 billion a year.  The Financial Times wrote that "through the stroke of pen on cheque book, Gates probably now has the power to affect the lives and well-being of a larger number of his fellow humans ...
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7 weeks ago

Bill Gates funds birth control microchip that lasts 16 years inside the body and can be turned on or off with remote control

Jul 9 2014 9:47am CDT | Source: National Post

Helped along by one of the world’s most notable billionaires, a U.S. firm is developing a tiny implant that acts as a contraceptive for 16 years — and can be turned on or off using a remote control. The birth control microchip, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, would hold nearly two decades worth of a hormone commonly used in contraceptives and dispense 30 micrograms a day, according to a report from the MIT Technology Review. During Mr. Gates’s tour of an MIT lab in ...
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