Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, has initiated a $7.4bn fundraising drive to support the immunisation of 300 million children against 18 diseases, which they say could save up to eight million lives between 2021 and 2025. Abi Millar spoke to MD Aurelia Nguyen to find out more.
In August, Gavi launched its latest fundraising drive, which will support new vaccine programmes for the years 2021-25. Billed as the ‘most comprehensive and cost-effective preventative health package in history’, the investment will be used to deliver over 3.2 billion doses of life-saving vaccines to 55 eligible countries. Aurelia Nguyen, Gavi’s managing director for vaccines and sustainability, explains how this will work.
In this upcoming replenishment, of course we’re going to be making a case to our current donors, but we’re also very interested in reaching out and diversifying our donor base, whether they be sovereign donors or the private sector.
Read the rest of this article in the December 2019 edition of Pharma Technology Focus