Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Current Affairs, GK & News

AIM-PRIME Playbook

The AIM-PRIME (Program for Researchers in Innovation, Market Readiness, and Entrepreneurship) Playbook has been launched by NITI Aayog. What is the aim of the AIM-PRIME playbook? The AIM-PRIME playbook has been launched with the aim of promoting early-stage deep technology ideas that are science-based to the market via guidance and training for a period of ..

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Hilal-e-Pakistan Award to Bill Gates

Bill Gates, noted philanthropist and creator of Microsoft have been awarded the Hilal-e-Pakistan, Pakistan’s second-highest civilian honor, for his efforts to help eradicate polio in the country. Overview: A lunch was held at the Pakistani premier’s residence in honor of Bill Gates, who was briefed on Pakistan’s polio eradication efforts and Covid response. Through Gavi, ..

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Warren Buffett exits from the Gates Foundation

Warren Buffett, chairman & chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway, resigned as a trustee of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Who is Warren Buffett? Buffett had been a big contributor to the Gates Foundation. He is an American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. He currently holds the position of chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. He ..

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Poshan Gyan: Digital Repository on Nutrition Information

NITI Aayog recently launched Poshan Gyan along with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Centre for Social and Behaviour Change, Ashoka University. Poshan Gyan is a National Digital Repository on health and nutrition. Poshan Gyan Poshan Gyan is basically an online resource for any person working in nutrition sector. It is also accessible ..

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COVID-19 Vaccine: Serum Institute of India to produce additional 100 million doses for India

The Serum Institute of India recently announced that it will produce additional 100 million COVID-19 vaccines for low- and middle- income countries by 2021. Highlights Earlier, the institute had committed to deliver 100 million vaccines. Now a total of 200 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines are to be delivered to India by 2021. The Institute ..

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NITI Aayog launches campaign “Navigating the New Normal”

On June 27, 2020, NITI Aayog launched a new campaign “Navigating the New Normal” and a website. The campaign aims to help people follow norms to contain COVID-19. About the Campaign The Campaign has two parts. The first part of the campaign includes a web portal that contains the following related to COVID-19 Behavioural science ..

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