2020 The year global health went local — by Bill & Melinda Gates

To date, the Gates foundation has invested $1.75 billion in the fight against COVID-19.

The world has an important opportunity to turn the hard-won lessons of this pandemic into a healthier, more equal future for all.

A resident of a nursing home in New York City receives a COVID-19 vaccine. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Senior Advisor for Health Care Strategy to BCG — Boston Consulting Group