Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Housing is Healthcare

Imagine a future in which a patient walks into a health clinic, and after a brief conversation with a doctor, the physician reaches for her prescription pad and writes, “1 unit, permanent housing with flexible supportive services.” She hands the scrip to her patient, who is able to have it filled as easily as an antibiotic.

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What do our partners and grantees mean for us

Our grantees and partners are critical players in translating our plans into impact.

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All Lives Have Equal Value: Living With A Secret

I dream of a future India, where transgender men and women with not be ridiculed, but celebrated for their courage and uniqueness. Trans children will not be afraid to come out to their loved ones. I dream of equal opportunities of education and career being provided to trans people.

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All Lives Have Equal Value: A Student Economist’s View

Economists are obsessed with numbers. We value even human life based on a metric - the discounted sum of future earnings of an individual. So then should someone who is expected to have a shorter life or a lower income be valued less than people with greater life expectancy and higher skill levels?

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Bill Gates on Why He Backs UK £8.4bn Overseas Cash

In an exclusive interview with The Sun, Bill Gates passionately defends Britain’s aid budget — currently more than £8billion a year — and suggests it represents a far smaller proportion of national spend than people think.

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