Columbans endorse AFTINET Media Release

The key is to support affordable access to vaccines for developing countries to save millions of lives - Photo:pixabay.comThe key is to support affordable access to vaccines for developing countries to save millions of lives - Photo:pixabay.com

Following months of campaigning, Australian civil society organisations last week welcomed the comments from Trade Minister Dan Tehan that the Australian Government now supports the temporary waiver of monopoly rules on COVID-19 vaccines, treatments and related products proposed by India and South Africa at the World Trade Organisation (WTO). The waiver is key to supporting equitable and affordable access to vaccines for developing countries, and has the potential to save millions of lives. (see Media Release below)

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