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International Partnerships

Key facts

Implementing Partner:

European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF)

Guarantee volume:

up to €750 million


Health, human capital, social inclusion and gender

Geographical focus:

Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean

Types of investments:

Venture loans, corporate loans and volume guarantees


How can private investors get involved?

If you are an investor looking to invest in healthcare whilst supporting the sustainable development agenda, we recommend getting in touch with the EIB and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Contact: hdxateib [dot] org (hdx[at]eib[dot]org)

About the European Investment Bank

EIB Global is the arm of the European Investment Bank that works beyond the EU. Launched in January 2022, it supports climate action, economic growth and development. The great challenges of today are global poverty, energy shortages, pollution, lack of clean water and sanitation, flooding, drought, extreme weather events. EIB Global is fighting all these problems and increasing the impact of limited development money.

EIB Global website

About the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Guided by the belief that every life has equal value, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation works to help all people lead healthy, productive lives. In developing countries, it focuses on improving people's health and giving them the chance to lift themselves out of hunger and extreme poverty. Furthermore, the foundation focuses on the delivery of high-impact health products and services to the world’s poorest communities and helps countries expand access to health coverage.

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation website

Press release: Global Gateway: EU steps up support for global health and equitable access to health products and local manufacturing