About us

Census workers travel door to door to collect vital stats of MORDOR study participants, details are tracked on a tablet. Children between the ages of 5 and 1 are offered a height dose of azithromycin as part of the ongoing study in Garoubey, Niger on June 21, 2018.

The Institute for Disease Modeling (IDM) is part of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Global Health Division. IDM’s goal is to support global efforts to eradicate infectious diseases and achieve permanent improvements in health by developing, using, and sharing computational modeling tools and promoting quantitative decision-making.

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Through our research, IDM shapes global efforts to eradicate infectious disease and to achieve permanent improvements in the health of those most in need. We are proud to be an embedded research institute in the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the largest nonprofit fighting poverty, disease, and inequity around the world. Founded on a simple premise: people everywhere, regardless of identity or circumstances, should have the chance to live healthy, productive lives. We believe our employees should reflect the rich diversity of the global populations we aim to serve.