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The University of Southampton

An innovative approach to funding global health: the International Finance Facility for Immunization (IFFIm) Event

17 October 2011
Lecture Theatre A (room 1041), Building 44, Highfield Campus University of Southampton

For more information regarding this event, please telephone Maggie Harriss on 023 8059 7568 or email .

Event details

given by the Chair of ESRC, Dr Alan Gillespie

Dr Gillespie's lecture will include discussion on: 

  • The Millennium Development Goals' focus on infant mortality
  • The initiative of The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation bringing resources for vaccine delivery
  • The formation of GAVI (The Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation)
  • The response by the UK Government in establishing IFFIm... an innovative approach to funding global health
  • The use of the capital markets to raise financing for immunisation
  • The interest of international investors in subscribing for IFFIm bonds
  • The market shaping role of IFFIm and GAVI working with vaccine producers and the effectiveness of a public/private governance model for delivering international development


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