Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

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 ..

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 ..

MoU for Strengthening Rural Poor Institutions signed with Gates Foundation

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed by the Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India with Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation on Wednesday, 24th January 2020. The MoU inked is under the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM). The MoU aims to strengthen the rural poor institutions at the grass-root ..

Memorandum of Cooperation with Gates Foundation

The Union Cabinet approved a Memorandum of Cooperation(MOC) between the Health Ministry and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation(BMGF). The agreement will include the areas like to reduce maternally,mortality, improvement of outcomes of key nutrition, reach improvement, primary health improvement, immunization, nutrition, family planning and reach to younger women. The agreement was signed by Bill gates ..

Gates Foundation signs pact to support in health innovation

The Union ministry of health and family welfare signed on a memorandum of cooperation (MOC) with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), to provide support in the field of health-related innovations. Under the MOC, Gates Foundation will provide: Support the ministry?s work towards strengthening the primary health aspects, such as improving nutrition services, increasing ..