Gates Foundation commits $1.27 billion to advance progress on global goals

According to the information released by the Gates Foundation, in the same week as the United Nations General Assembly, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation announced a commitment to invest 1.27 billion US dollars (about 8.979 billion yuan), Work with governments, charities, the private sector, NGOs, and global and community leaders to save and improve millions of lives.


This year marks the sixth time the Gates Foundation has released its annual Goalkeeper Report. The report shows that we are now more than halfway to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 and that almost all key indicators of the global goals are not on track. Despite the challenges, the report argues that with global investment in long-term solutions and innovative approaches, there are still opportunities to accelerate progress by addressing deep-rooted challenges such as poverty, inequality and climate change.


At the Fundraising Conference for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (the Global Fund), held on the same day, governments and the private sector pledged record funding to advance the goal of good health and well-being for all. This funding will help the Global Fund achieve the following goals: save 20 million lives from the threats of AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria; build more resilient health systems to prevent future pandemics; return the world On track to eliminate these diseases by 2030. Today's pledge includes the Gates Foundation's largest endowment to the Global Fund to date - $912 million.


Bill Gates said: "We have witnessed the tremendous progress that can be brought about when the government, the private sector, and local communities work together to carry out global health projects. The funds we pledged this week will be used to fight the possible Preventing diseases and saving millions of lives through the Global Fund is an important step in getting our global goals back on track.”

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