Prime minister addresses the Virtual Global Vaccine Summit 2020

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News: At the Virtual Global Vaccine Summit, India has pledged 15 Million US Dollars to Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunizations(GAVI).

Facts:

  • The Global Vaccine Summit of GAVI is being hosted by the UK government.
  • Aim: To mobilise funding in order to protect the next generation with vaccines, reduce disease inequality and create a healthier, safer and more prosperous world.

Additional Facts:

  • GAVI: It is a global Vaccine Alliance created in 2000 by bringing together public and private sectors with the shared goal of creating equal access to new and underused vaccines for children living in the world’s poorest countries.