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Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance On Track To Raise Funding Target Of $7.5B; U.S. To Commit $1B Through 2018

Bloomberg News: GAVI Close to Reaching $7.5 Billion Vaccines Fund Target
“The Gavi Alliance, the world’s biggest funder of vaccines for developing countries, has reached more than 75 percent of its target of raising $7.5 billion from donors for financing its activities from 2016 to 2020…” (Kitamura/Bennett, 1/26).

Devex: U.S. to commit $1B to Gavi until 2018
“…In an announcement shared with Devex over the weekend, the United States said it will be committing $1 billion to the alliance through 2018. While still subject to congressional approval, this shows an increased commitment by the bilateral donor to Gavi…” (Ravelo, 1/26).

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