The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is dedicated to bringing innovations in health, development, and learning to the global community. In developing countries, it focuses on improving people’s health and giving them the chance to lift themselves out of hunger and extreme poverty.
The Wellcome Trust is the UK's largest charity. It funds innovative biomedical research in the UK and internationally, spending over £600 million each year to support the brightest scientists with the best ideas. It devotes substantial funding to activities outside the British Isles, including funding for researchers in developing and restructuring countries who are working in the area of public health or tropical medicine.