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Gates Foundation lauds Aga Khan University

26 May 2021

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has commended  the Aga Khan University for its leadership in transforming public health and improving lives of women and girls globally. Speaking as the chief guest as the university graduated 667 students from three continents on Saturday, Melinda French Gates, a co-chair and trustee of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, described the university not only as a global resource, but also as a transformative force in public and women’s health, advancing economic development and creating opportunities for women and girls. His Highness the Aga Khan thanked Melinda Gates and the Gates Foundation for their “crucial and catalytic role” to the university, especially in battling the Covid-19 pandemic, improving health globally and advancing gender equality.