New one-dollar contraceptive jab developed

 A new one dollar easy-to-use injectable contraceptive has been developed by researchers who plan to distribute it in 69 of the world's poorest countries by 2020.

Centre joins hands with Gates for universal sanitation

 With the objective of addressing sanitation related health concerns, the Urban Development Ministry and the Bill & Milinda Gates Foundation have agreed on a partnership to promote user friendly toilets to ensure universal sanitation in the country.

TISS graduates held for sexual assault in Bihar, kins allege accusations false

Two interns of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, who went to conduct a survey at a hospital in Muzzafarpur district of Bihar on behalf of their organisation, were accused of sexual assault by the hospital staff, beaten publicly and later handed over to police.

Indian firm gets Gates Foundation grant for `eToilet`

An Indian firm has won a grant of more than $450,000 from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to make public toilets more accessible to the urban poor via the eco-friendly and hygienic "eToilet".

Gates Foundation to spend USD 1.5bn on women`s health

To support maternal & child health, family planning & nutrition programmes, Gates Foundation announces it will invest USD 1.5bn in developing countries.

Gates Foundation to adopt Bihar village

The Bill and Melinda Gates
Foundation will adopt Gularia village in Bihar`s Khagaria
district to help improve the socio-economic condition of the
people, official sources said here.

Bill Gates in India to receive Indira Gandhi Prize

Bill Gates is in India to receive the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development on behalf of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.