Polio Eradication Remains Top Priority: Gates

In his annual letter, Bill Gates writes of his confidence that the world can overcome challenges and eradicate polio

25 January 2012 – Every year, Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, writes a letter outlining the foundation’s goals and sharing the lessons learned over the past year. In this year’s letter, released yesterday, Mr Gates restates his, and his organization’s, dedication to polio eradication:

“The foundation’s top priority remains helping to complete the eradication of polio, perhaps the best-known vaccine-preventable disease in the world.”

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