Backgrounder: Global Health and the Gates Foundation


Subject:
Charity & Nonprofit Resources , Health , Humanitarian Assistance , Grant-making Foundations

Description:
Concise facts about the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which in 2006 received a gift of $30 billion that "roughly double[d] the size of what was already the world's largest private philanthropic endowment." Discusses the gift from Warren Buffet, the effectiveness of the Gates Foundation in the global health field, potential challenges and expanded areas of focus, and the impact of private foundations on global welfare. From the Council on Foreign Relations.

Creator:
McMahon, Robert

Publisher:
Council on Foreign Relations

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.cfr.org/publication/11004/global_health_and_the_gates_foundation.html


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