Jul 07, 2021 11:25 AM IST
GAVI co-leads the COVAX facility for equitable distribution of COVID-19 shots around the world. COVAX suffered a big jolt in April when big vaccine producer India stopped all overseas shipments to meet local demand as infections rose dramatically.
- Jun 10, 2021 04:22 PM IST
By the end of June, global vaccine alliance staring at a shortfall of 190 million doses.
- May 03, 2021 07:21 PM IST
The Moderna vaccine turned eligible for COVAX supplies after the World Health Organisation (WHO) issued an emergency use listing on April 30.
- Apr 08, 2021 05:28 PM IST
India has won enormous diplomatic goodwill with free supply of vaccines to poor countries but as daily new cases continue to soar to new record, the government is facing pressure to increase domestic supply and expand the inoculation programme that is so far restricted to people who are at least 45 years old.
- Mar 25, 2021 06:03 PM IST
The AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine is being produced under licence in India for the Covax scheme, also led by the World Health Organization (WHO), which is meant to ensure that low-income countries can access COVID-19 jabs.
- Feb 03, 2021 10:50 PM IST
COVAX will be getting 240 million doses of AstraZeneca-Oxford University COVID-19 vaccine from SII and 96 million doses from AstraZeneca under the advance purchase agreement between Gavi and the vaccine makers. SII has agreed to supply COVID-19 vaccine at $3 per dose.
- Sep 29, 2020 03:11 PM IST
With this, the collaboration of the three organisations will now produce a total of 20 crore vaccine doses for poorer nations.
- Jun 04, 2020 08:53 PM IST
The summit, held virtually given the coronavirus pandemic lockdown around the world, was opened by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to urge nations around the world to pledge funding for vaccinations to save millions of lives and protect the world from future outbreaks of infectious diseases.
- May 24, 2020 05:30 PM IST
"But there will still be a long way to go from there until an approved active substance becomes available in large quantities for the global population." he said
- Dec 10, 2015 08:12 AM IST
Government has also taken over the task of implementing Pentavalent vaccine in its immunization programme at a cost of Rs 750 crore annually from next year which was earlier being taken care of by the Gavi Board.
- Apr 26, 2012 02:56 PM IST
When Odei Antwi-Agyei had the chance of introducing vaccines to prevent Ghana's children dying of diarrhoea, or vaccines to stop them dying of pneumonia, he did what no African immunisation chief has done before. He said he'd do both at the same time.