Gates Foundation urges UN and honors inspiration as goalkeeper | Health, medicine and fitness

By Thalia Petty, Associated Press New York (AFP) – Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates combined distinctive optimism with sobering questions about persistent gender inequality and hunger at an event focused on reaching global development goals, held by the Gates Foundation on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. Bill Gates made the case … Read more

Azerbaijan Thalassemia Center and BGI Partner to Improve Thalassemia Screening in Azerbaijan

day 6The tenth In September 2022, the Azerbaijan Thalassemia Center and BGI held a virtual signing ceremony for the conclusion of a cooperation agreement. The partnership aims to improve thalassemia screening in Azerbaijan through genetic technology. In early 2021, on the occasion of the Declaration of “Prevention and Control of Global Hemoglobinopathies”, the BGI Poverty … Read more

California governor approves mental health courts for the homeless

San Francisco — With more than 100,000 people living on California’s streets, Governor Gavin Newsom signed a first-of-its-kind law on Wednesday that could force some of them into treatment as part of a program he calls “care” but opponents argue is harsh. Newsom signed the Community Aid, Recovery, and Empowerment Act on Wednesday. It will … Read more