Monday, November 18, 2019

Opinion / DT 9-10 / 2011

Many reasons to stay in Nicaragua

Nordic countries established aid programmes in Nicaragua as an act of solidarity. Now all but Finland are phasing out their aid and leaving Managua. Jussi Pakkasvirta argues there are many good reasons to maintain the Finnish presence.

GAVI working to reduce vaccine prices

In response to the DT article “GAVI funds big pharma while Indian drug firm could produce for less”, it is necessary to clarify the aim of the Advance Market Commitment (AMC), as well as GAVI’s aim to ensure that children in poor countries have the same access to life-saving vaccines as their counterparts in rich countries do.