Bill Gates to Give $1 Million to Brazil's AIDS Program
May 29, 2003
Microsoft founder Bill Gates will donate $1 million to Brazil's fight against AIDS, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation announced yesterday. The donation will be in the form of the Gates Prize for 2003 World Health and will be presented today to Dr. Paulo R. Teixeira, head of the Brazilian AIDS program. Teixeira said the money will be disbursed among several centers that treat AIDS and care for AIDS orphans.Adapted from:
Agence France Presse
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