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Gates Foundation commits fresh $1.6bn to Gavi in preparation for COVID-19 vaccine

    Gates Foundation commits fresh $1.6bn to Gavi in preparation for COVID-19  vaccine

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has announced a five-year, US$1.6 billion commitment to Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, to deliver life-saving vaccines to the world’s poorest countries. According to the

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Buhari nominates Okonjo-Iweala for WTO DG position

    Buhari nominates Okonjo-Iweala for WTO DG position

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the nomination of Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, former coordinating minister for the economy, for the position of director-general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), TheCable can report.

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WHO approves new typhoid vaccine with ‘longer-lasting immunity’

    WHO approves new typhoid vaccine with ‘longer-lasting immunity’

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it has prequalified the first conjugate vaccine for typhoid, which makes it eligible for procurement by United Nations agencies. In a statement released on

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Okonjo-Iweala: I almost lost my son to typhoid but my cousin didn’t make it

    Okonjo-Iweala: I almost lost my son to typhoid but my cousin didn’t make it

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, chair, board of Global Alliance for Vaccine and Immunisation (GAVI), says she almost lost her son to typhoid after her cousin died of the same disease. Okonjo-Iweala, who

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Okonjo-Iweala: We record 39,000 child marriages every day – this must stop!

  Okonjo-Iweala: We record 39,000 child marriages every day – this must stop!

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, development advocate and former minister of finance, says 39,000 girls under 18 years of age get married every

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Women commend Buhari’s N12.6bn vote for closing Nigeria’s immunisation gap

  Women commend Buhari’s N12.6bn vote for closing Nigeria’s immunisation gap

Nigeria has started an exit transition from Gavi funding support. This implies that the government’s share of the cost of

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Okonjo-Iweala: SDGs can’t be achieved without transparency

  Okonjo-Iweala: SDGs can’t be achieved without transparency

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former minister of finance, says for sustainable development goals to be achieved, governments all over the world must

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Okonjo-Iweala: Nigeria finances its own development

  Okonjo-Iweala: Nigeria finances its own development

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former minister of finance, says Nigeria domestically funds its own development, lauding the country for its non-dependence on

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Okonjo-Iweala: I’m back on my toes

  Okonjo-Iweala: I’m back on my toes

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former minister of finance, who just got two international jobs, says she is back on her toes. Okonjo-Iweala

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Okonjo-Iweala gets two international jobs

  Okonjo-Iweala gets two international jobs

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, for minister of finance, has been appointed as a senior adviser of Lazard, an international financial advisory and investment

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