The Gates Award for Global Health was established by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to reward and exemplify organizations which have developed processes for improving health, especially in resource poor settings, with measurable results. The Award recognizes past achievements and the promise of continuing activity and improvement.
The deadline for submitting nominations is Friday, Oct. 31, 2008.
The Award will be presented in Washington, D.C. at a special Awards Ceremony during the Global Health Council's Annual International Conference, May 26-30, 2009.
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Oh, the prize? $1,000,000.
See previous winners here: