As of November 2021, less than 7% of the African continent has been vaccinated. This gap between acceptance and coverage demonstrates a substantial unmet need and underscores the importance of consistent and predictable vaccine supply as well as increased support for vaccination programs in Africa.

This Report of the Standing Committee on Chemicals and Fertilizers deals with the action taken by the Government on the Observations/Recommendations contained in the Twenty Second Report (Seventeenth Lok Sabha) of the Committee on the subject "Status of COVID-19 vaccine production in India" of the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers (Departmen

This report, featuring brand new research from Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies around the world, sheds light on who has been most impacted by the pandemic and how.

Efforts to reform global pandemic preparedness and response are happening too slowly, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response said.

The year 2021 marks 100 years since the momentous discovery of insulin in 1921, which marked a turning point in care for those with diabetes. Over the past century, better health outcomes for people living with diabetes have been incrementally achieved.

This report describes the potential financial outcomes that can be expected from successful development of a GBS vaccine that can attain global registration. The report also assesses whether specific additional financing is required to support the clinical development activities.

The rapid development of effective Covid-19 vaccines in 2020 gave hope to the world in the darkest days of the deadly pandemic. However, the vaccine roll-out has been massively skewed towards wealthy nations.

The slow rollout of coronavirus vaccines will cost the global economy $2.3 trillion in lost output, a report found. The Economist Intelligence Unit’s study found that emerging and developing economies, whose vaccine rollouts are far behind those of wealthier countries, will bear the brunt of those losses.

It is for the first time in recent history that almost the entire world is faced with a shared threat - theCovid-19 pandemic. Despite specific contexts and capabilities of countries and communities, there are potential lessons to be learnt from their strategies and experiences in tackling this shared threat.

The key goal of the Immunization Agenda 2030 is to make vaccination achievable for everyone, everywhere, at every age, by 2030. The Covid-19 pandemic and associated disruptions have strained health systems in 2020, resulting in 22.7 million children missing out on vaccination, 3.7 million more than in 2019 and the highest number since 2009.

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