Tag: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Novavax begins phase 2 COVID-19 vaccine trials in South Africa

American vaccine group Novavax has begun its phase 2 clinical trials in South Africa this week, this trial is supported in part by a $15 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and will be led by Dr. Shabir Madhi, Professor of Vaccinology at Wits University. Dr. Shabir Madhi joins CNBC Africa for more.

Billionaire Bill Gates: 6 movies and TV shows to help relieve pandemic stress

For billionaire Bill Gates, reading and watching TV and movies helps “stem the tide” of anxiety amid the Covid-19 pandemic, he said in a blog post on May 18.

The 4 most under-reported stories on the COVID-19 pandemic

In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, media intelligence company Meltwater has been tracking some of the most talked about and reported topics on the virus around the world, as well as some of the stories that are not gaining as much media attention.

Bill & Melinda Gates foundation’s Africa development strategy

Bill & Melinda Gates foundation's Africa development strategy

Inside Billionaire Bill Gates’ trip to Tanzania

As Tanzania's health system goes digital, Gates Foundation lends support.

US$7 million to fund innovation in Africa

US$ 7 Million in innovation grants will catalyse pioneering research to achieve health and development outcomes in Africa.