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Mentoring a New Generation of Nurses in India―Saving Lives

In 2012 the Bihar government, together with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation launched a Mobile Nurse Mentoring Program called AMANAT (meaning “something given in trust”) in public health facilities of Bihar. The project is showing promising results.

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Mentoring a New Generation of Nurses in India―Saving Lives

In 2012 the Bihar government, together with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation launched a Mobile Nurse Mentoring Program called AMANAT (meaning “something given in trust”) in public health facilities of Bihar. The project is showing promising results.

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Developing Local Nutrition Stars: Using Participatory Video to Promote Better Nutrition

Locally produced videos are helping rural communities in Africa and Asia improve hygiene and nutrition.

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Quality Improvement by Candlelight

The experience of using the quality improvement team approach for vaccine supply chains in Rwanda and Myanmar has shown that these teams are essential to creating sustainable supply systems, led by local leaders and staff.

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The Evidence Is In: Breastfeeding Benefits Children, Mothers and Economies

According to a series of papers released on January 28th in The Lancet, breastfeeding has substantial benefits for all mothers, newborns, and children everywhere, and may produce economic gains for countries across all income levels.

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Promoting Science on Behalf of the Most Vulnerable

Today, the Gates Foundation is joining an exciting partnership with HHMI, Wellcome Trust, and the Portuguese Gulbenkian Foundation that will help dozens of scientific researchers around the world pursue whichever subjects capture their imagination. This amounts to an experiment for us. What happens when we support researchers whose general area of research aligns with our interests as a way to promote science on behalf of the poorest?

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