Thursday, December 12, 2019

GAVI denies cheaper AMC vaccines will save more lives

The GAVI vaccine alliance says the donors’ decision to drop the price of vaccines in the Advance Market Commitment - from USD 10 to USD 7 per dose - has no affect on the number of children’s lives that are saved. The AMC donors’ main expert advisor Ruth Levine agrees with GAVI. But the claim is disputed by Princeton University’s Adel Mahmoud.

If the price is lower you can save more kids, he says to Development Today.

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