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Developing nations' vaccine manufacturers bat for pandemic treaty

It's time to focus on routine immunisation: Mandaviya


Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of the World Health Organisation (WHO) said that the WHO welcomes efforts to develop vaccines that would reduce Covid19 transmission and would also be easier to administer.

Sohini Das Mumbai
Vaccine manufacturers in developing countries are batting for the Global Pandemic Treaty in favour of free flow of goods, services, and knowledge between countries during a pandemic. Speaking at the 23rd Annual General Meeting of the Developing Countries Vaccine Manufacturers’ Network (DCVMN), senior world leaders in the health care space and India’s health minister said it was time to look beyond the Covid-19 vaccines.

DCVMN comprises over 40 innovators and vaccine manufacturers across 15 countries. Adar Poonawalla, CEO, Serum Institute of India, said DCVMN supplied 8 billion doses or about 50-60 per cent of the global supplies in the last

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First Published: Oct 20 2022 | 8:57 PM IST

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