Ending Disparity In Vaccine Coverage Will Save More Lives

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists”: We Must End Global Disparities for Mothers and Children
Dagfinn Høybråten, chair of the Board of Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance, discusses the importance of ending disparities in vaccine coverage and writes, “Gavi is now embarking on a goal to increase to 50 percent from five percent the number of children who receive all 11 vaccines recommended by World Health Organization. By doing so, we expect to save five million to six million more lives…” (5/18).