annual report

0 Top 5 points in Gates Foundation annual report

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today published its 2011 annual report. Yes, I know it’s almost 2013. But they’ve been going through some big internal changes and all these annual reports are issued after-the-fact. On a quick read upon its release today, I’d say here are five main takeaways…

0 WHO report highlights chronic diseases & lack of global health strategy

Analysis The World Health Organization has published its annual health report for 2012 and this year decided to “put the spotlight on the growing problem of non-communicable diseases.” Here are some of the news stories spawned by the WHO report: Reuters/MSNBC Heart disease, diabetes spreading to poor regions AP/Washington Post…

3 Gates Foundation shrinks report, chronic(les) failure to communicate

As noted yesterday, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation released its annual report for 2010 and, once again, promised to do a better job of communicating and improving on transparency. Upon further scrutiny of the report, I noticed two trends: First, the Gates Foundation annual report is getting shorter every…