Posted by: blog4globalhealth | 08/01/2011

FC BARCELONA’S NEW GOAL

Bill Gates on the soccer team’s new partnership with the Gates Foundation in the fight to end polio

Contrary to popular belief, I don’t spend a whole lot of time following soccer. But as I have travelled around the world to better understand global development and health, I’ve learned that soccer is truly universal. No matter where I go, that’s what kids are playing. That’s what people are talking about.

That’s why I’m so excited to announce a partnership our foundation is creating with FC Barcelona, one of the greatest clubs in the world. We hope that together we can bring more global attention to the promise of life-saving vaccines and the fight to end polio.

Read the full blog.



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