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Investment Innovation for Buying Needed Vaccines

This is a good example of the public banking sector using financial capital schemes to aid global health. Its great to see others invovled because the traditional public health community would not think of this or have access to capital in such a way:

“Six European countries plan to raise up to $1 billion in the international bond markets next week to buy life-saving vaccines for millions of children in the world’s poorest countries…”

Credit for this information goes to the fellow at Pienso, where you can read more.


Written by thd

October 21, 2006 at 9:03 pm

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  1. […] 1) A couple of weeks ago we posted about a new way to raise funds for vaccines. Today Reuters reported that this bond financing mechanism went through. The Center for Global Development has also posted about this. […]

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