“…the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation contributes indirectly to the WHO budget through its funding of programmes such as the GAVI Vaccine Alliance, PATH, the UN Foundation/UN Fund for International Partnerships and the Global Fund, all of whom give large amounts to WHO.”
Bill Gates has been showering vast sums of money on the World Health Organization (WHO), putting him in a position to shape its global inflection disease policy and play a major role in the Ebola outbreak, it has emerged.
During the Ebola outbreak, the Gates Foundation seconded more than 100 staff members to work in WHO or with the UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER).
In addition, the Gates Foundation gave up to US$ 75 million to organization such as UNICEF and the International Federation of the Red Cross as well as to fund the development of Ebola vaccines.
But these funds are small change compared to the 2 billion dollars that the Gates Foundation has given WHO between 1998 and 2014, making Bill Gates the second largest donor after the USA.
In addition, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation contributes indirectly to the WHO budget through…
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