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02.27.2013 18:36

For Gates Foundation, Philanthropy is a Two-Way Street

Bill Gates' charity organization has a history of helping in China, but lately it has exported innovations to assist around the world
By staff reporters Ren Bo, Liu Hongqiao and Lan Fang

Bill Gates visited a HIV/AIDS prevention center in Beijing

Six years after setting up a China office, billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates' foundation is exploring a new way of helping: exporting the country's innovations in health and agriculture to help other countries.

This is a shift from the foundation's previous China focus, which mostly provided grants to help solve health issues such as with vaccinations and HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment.

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