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Christopher Elias

Title President , Global Development
Organization Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Christopher J. Elias is President, Global Development at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Posts By Christopher Elias

How Germany Can Take the Lead in Global Health

The Gates Foundation recently announced that we’re opening a new European office in Berlin, and we are holding our annual Grand Challenges meeting in Germany’s capital city as well. Neither the time nor the place is a coincidence. Germany is an emerging leader in global health. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the World Health Summit, an annual convening of global health leaders hosted by Germany with the co-sponsorship of other European Union nations.

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The world’s most promising generation is coming of age. Here’s what they need from us

The world is on the cusp of something unprecedented: the largest generation of young people in human history is approaching reproductive age. But for all the investments society has made in this generation, there is one crucial area in which we are falling short: ensuring their access to contraceptives.

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How Bt Maize Can Help Us End Food Insecurity in Africa

There is no single answer to ending food insecurity in Africa. But if the 230 million Africans who are now undernourished are to get the food they need, reducing the damage pests do to crops, safely and sustainably, must be a big part of the solution.

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Elevating Art to Advance Science: A New View of Vaccination in 2015

More than 30 artists come together around The Art of Saving a Life project to support global vaccination efforts.

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Get A Shot. Give A Shot: We Can Help All Kids Get Life-Saving Vaccines

The United Nations Foundation and its partners have come up with a novel idea. Appropriately named “Get A Shot, Give A Shot,” this campaign builds on the foundation's Shot@Life initiative. For every vaccine administered as part of the campaign between August 1 and October 14, a life-saving vaccine will be donated for children in developing countries.

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