April 25, 2006
And it's official:
The Government of South Africa announced today that it will contribute US$20 million over 20 years to the International Finance Facility for Immunisation (IFFIm).South Africa joins Brazil and six European nationsâ€”France, Italy, Norway, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdomâ€”in supporting this innovative financing programme, which is expected to dramatically reduce the number of children who die every year from vaccine-preventable diseases in the worldâ€™s poorest nations.
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