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How to overcome vaccine hesitancy in Nigeria- Jeremie Zoungrana, Country Director, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

How to overcome vaccine hesitancy in Nigeria- Jeremie Zoungrana, Country Director, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Dr. Jeremie Zoungrana joined the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation as Director, Nigeria office in January 2021. He is a health sociologist and program management specialist and brings more than two decades of leadership and experience managing complex, large-scale family planning; reproductive health; maternal, newborn and child health; HIV; and ...

Gender Equality: Gates Foundation boosts fight with $2.1 billion

Gender Equality: Gates Foundation boosts fight with $2.1 billion

By Elohor Igbru In another historic move, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) says it will be spending  $2.1billion over the next five years to “advance women’s economic empowerment, strengthen women and girls’ health and family planning, and accelerate women’s leadership.” This announcement was made as part of the Generation ...

Saving future girls from today’s inequalities

Saving future girls from today’s inequalities

By Rachel Toku-Appiah While many parts of the world are experiencing a decline in birth rates, in Africa we see a very different picture. By 2030, a fifth of the world’s population will be from the continent. As millions of young people join the labour market every year, governments are ...