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"Britain's promise to buy vaccines against HIV/AIDS and malaria for distribution in poor countries, which it hopes will provide the financial carrot necessary to get drug firms to develop them, is a potentially excellent use of an aid budget."
Last week, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, completed a $7.5 billion replenishment to fund its work on immunization in the world’s poorest countries between now and 2020. Gavi’s next step is to ensure that the money is used as effectively as possible to save lives and improve health.