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WEF 2022: Pfizer commits medicines, vaccines to 45 lower-income countries

World Economic Forum (WEF) 2022: The initiative by Pfizer was launched at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos 2022

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Pfizer is to offer all its patent-protected medicines and vaccines, including the Covid-19 vaccine, available in the US and European Union on a not-for-profit basis to 1.2 billion people in 45 lower-income countries.

The groundbreaking initiative was launched on Wednesday at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos 2022, with the aim to greatly reduce the health inequities that exist between many lower-income countries and the rest of the world.

Pfizer has committed to provide 23 medicines and vaccines that treat infectious diseases, certain cancers and rare and inflammatory diseases. It also plans to add future medicines and vaccines

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First Published: May 26 2022 | 1:03 PM IST

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