Gates Foundation and COVID-19: What’s Going On?

The Gates Foundation has often been applauded for their contributions to global research and development. Read an in-depth analysis from Health Policy Watch here.

A recent report published by Health Policy Watch explored the role of the Gates Foundation, a huge superpower and decision-maker when it comes to the research and development (R&D) of several health technologies, in the COVID-19 pandemic.

While their actions may appear commendable on the surface level, Health Policy Watch explored the ways that the Gates foundation is contributing to trends and actions that have reinforced systemic problems, several of which have been exacerbated by COVID-19.

From a general lack of transparency, to the defense of intellectual property rights, to their relationship(s) with large pharmaceutical companies, the Gates Foundation has been complicit in several problems that have plagued the industry for decades. Read more from Health Policy Watch here.

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