GAVI to Bolster Health Care in 72 Poor Nations

The Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunizations will set aside USD1 billion to pay for vaccines, immunizations, and medicines, as well as bolster health care systems in 72 poor nations. According to the

, the U.K. will provide USD405 million while the remaining sum will come from Australia, the Netherlands and Norway.

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    Ivy Mungcal

    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.