The Gates Open Research initiative will allow researchers funded by us to publish their work on a free-to-access site, beginning this autumn.

Gates Foundation joins shift towards open access platforms
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Dr. Faith Osier is at the forefront of the fight against malaria, spearheading vaccine development she believes could someday wipe out the disease. (H/T ONE)

Faith in fighting malaria
Foreign aid projects do great work—and they help keep Americans and people around the world safe. That’s one reason why it’s money well spent.

Bill Gates: Cutting Foreign Aid Makes America Less Safe
This could be the most promising biological experiments of our time.

Gene drives could halt malaria in West Africa — if residents say yes
Check out this 10-page comic book from Indonesia that is teaching boys — and girls — about menstruation.

Menstruation 101 For Boys: A Comic Book Is Their Guide
So many bright women are shaping the future of science on the continent.

Bridging the Gender Gap in African Science
Thanks, Canada for your commitment to advance family planning progress for more women!
When women can plan their futures, everyone benefits. Let's work to make sure women everywhere have access to safe, modern contraceptives. #IWD2017
Our co-chair Melinda Gates recently sat down with CBS News.

Melinda Gates on making a successful life
We've partnered to advance the field of global health diagnostics.

Creating A Community To Advance Global Health Diagnostics
We're proud to be working with The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria and Comic Relief to #FightMalaria. They’ve distributed nearly 4 million nets to protect people from malaria.
Some heroes don't wear capes. #AliveUnder5
(Illustration by Chip Kidd)
Incredible progress has been made to reduce the number of children who die from pneumonia and diarrhea. (: Gail Anderson)
We are always proud to have UNICEF as a partner in the fight against child mortality.

UNICEF | Join the fight to save children’s lives
In 1952 Jonas Salk developed the first effective polio vaccine. Today we're closer than ever to ending the disease for good.
#tbt: Warren Buffett isn't shy about saving money. Just look at that time he pulled out McDonald's coupons when he and Bill traveled abroad. Thankfully, saving children's lives is the best deal in philanthropy.
We're LIVE in the product development shop at PATH looking at new innovations they've created to reduce child deaths.
Zero is the most magical number we know! It’s thrilling to be nearing the day when no kids will be crippled by polio
In 2006, Warren Buffett gave the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation an unbelievably generous gift. Bill and Warren discuss the latest update on that investment.