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Spain joins IFFIm

On Friday, Spain approved a $240 million donation to GAVI's International Finance Facility for Immunization. Other IFFIm donors include France, Italy, Norway, Sweden, the United Kingdom, Brazil and South Africa.

IFFIm Overview (from Vaccines for Development):

G7 Finance Ministers Repeat Endorsement of AMCs

The G7 Finance Ministers affirmed - but did not add much to - their support for an Advance Market Commitment at their meeting today. According to today's G7 communique

Having endorsed the concept of a pilot Advance Market Commitments for vaccines, we call for the additional work necessary to make its launch possible in 2006.