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Progress on global poverty and disease at risk, Gates says

Reuters  |  London, September 13 

By Kate KellandLondon, September 13 (Reuters) - Proposed United States budget cuts could put in jeopardy great progress in reducing global poverty and disease and lead to 5 million more deaths from AIDS alone, the philanthropist Bill Gates warned on Wednesday.Gates, whose Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is a major provider of global health and development funding, said there was currently "more doubt than usual about the world's commitment to development". A global health report by the foundation, co-authored by the Gates and the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University ...

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First Published: Wed, September 13 2017. 16:03 IST
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