Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan donates US $ 3 billion for medical research - Mark Zuckeberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan returned contribute donates US $ 3 billion for medical research to the charity's unsparing, which amounted to US $ 3 billion.

This time the funds will be donated to prevent and cure all kinds of disease around the world. Site Launched The New York Times, Thursday (09/22/2016), this contribution is indeed one of the objectives initiative by Chan Zuckerberg network program in the field of health.

Chan who is also a doctor, said that the realization of the idea of ​​this program will last for a decade.

The total donation will be used for research, dissemination, as well as the purchase of medicines for diseases that are epidemic globally.

'The purpose of this organization (initiative Chan Zuckerberg) is to maximize our potential as human beings and promote equality that health is a right for all mankind, 'said Chan during the opening speech at an event held in San Francisco sometime ago.

'We want to improve the quality of human life, like generations of Max (son of Chan and Zuckerberg). In the future, we also want to see them live happier, healthier without the interference of any kind, 'she continued.

This is not the first time the initiative Chan Zuckerberg poured large contribution to an important issue. Previously, they had donated her money almost $100 million USD for charity.

Donations will be given to philanthropic activities such as education, cure diseases, to community empowerment.

Zuck the nickname Zuckerberg, has previously said it will sell $ 1 billion in Facebook shares each year.

Not only that, the initiative Chan Zuckerberg also has contributed US $ 24 million for a startup that focuses on delivering a coding training for young people.
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