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Recognition for Dr. Gagandeep Kang’s Enteric Disease Research

Dr. Gagandeep Kang, Director at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, has been honored with the prestigious 2024 John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award for her groundbreaking research on enteric diseases in children.

Her extensive work, spanning cohort-based epidemiological studies, environmental analyses, and clinical trials, has significantly impacted vaccine development and health policies in India and globally. Through her dedicated efforts, Dr. Kang has contributed immensely to improving the health and well-being of children facing health disparities worldwide.