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Press Release: UNICEF and Gates Foundation join forces to support Angola’s efforts to eradicate polio

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

January 21, 2011

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and UNICEF today announced that Mr. Anthony Lake, UNICEF Executive Director, and Dr. Tachi Yamada, president of the Global Health Program of the Gates Foundation, will arrive this weekend in Angola, where the government is poised to mount a renewed effort to halt an ongoing polio outbreak centered in Luanda.