Thursday, November 14, 2019

GAVI unfreezes payments. Key criticism remains unanswered

Last December, following a critical study published in The Lancet suggesting that GAVI had overpaid countries for child immunisation by USD 140 million, GAVI froze its payment scheme. (See DT 20/08)

Now GAVI has decided to resume payments. The study’s authors say their key finding - that the GAVI payment system contributes to inflated vaccine numbers - remains unaddressed.

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