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Agreement for donation of pandemic H1N1 vaccine signed

091112_gsk.jpgGlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is to donate 50 million doses of pandemic H1N1 vaccine to the World Health Organization (WHO) under an agreement signed at WHO headquarters in Geneva by the WHO Director-General, Dr Margaret Chan, and the Chief Executive Officer of GlaxoSmithKline, Mr Andrew Witty. “We welcome this very generous donation by GlaxoSmithKline, which will go to protect the health of the world’s poorest people. This is a real gesture of global solidarity towards those who would not be otherwise able to have access to the vaccine,” said Dr. Margaret Chan. “WHO will now work to see that these vaccines are distributed to those who need them.” Image: More…

News selected by Covalence | Country: Global | Company – Ethical Quote link: GlaxoSmithKline | Source: WHO

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