Cover Story: How Bill Gates Sees China Expanding Its Role in Global Health

Caixin Global | Jul 13, 2020 at 8:20 AM
  • Bill Gates transformed his career from technology to philanthropy with his move a dozen years ago from running Microsoft Corp. to working with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
  • The Gates Foundation’s network covers 138 countries and regions, making about 1,700 donations every year to research institutions, companies, government organizations, nonprofit entities, U.N. agencies and others, focusing on public health, education equity, environmental protection, gender equality and agricultural innovation.
  • The scale and scope of the effort have been impressive, with breakthroughs in diagnostics, treatment, and backend solutions like insurance reimbursement and information management benefitting 90 million people.