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LUCKNOW: Microsoft founder Bill Gates on Friday met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in state capital Lucknow. 

Briefing about the efforts of state government to vanish Japanese Encephalitis/ Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (JE/AES) and other vector borne diseases in the state.

"Eliminating the menace of JE/AES one of the top priorities of UP Govt, Gorakhpur's BRD medical college has been on the forefront of this mission," he said.

In the meeting, Gates expressed his willingness to work on the issue of strengthening Anganwadi centers to tackle the issue of child malnutrition and fortify their diets through existing government programs. He also stressed on the need to promote usage of birth spacing tools to help improve maternal and neonatal health in the state.

"Gates foundation has a long expertise in sewage treatment solutions and we have been working on various projects in other states, we would also like to work on this issue in UP to treat municipal waste and help clean rivers," Gates said.

He also added that the Gates Foundation is working on a better drug to treat tuberculosis faster and in a more effective manner for which research is on.



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