Geneva, 25 May 2015 - "The Assembly agreed a resolution to improve access to sustainable supplies of affordable vaccines – a key issue for low- and middle-income countries aiming to extend immunization to the entire population. The resolution calls on WHO to coordinate efforts to address gaps in progress. It urges Member States to increase transparency around vaccine pricing and explore pooling the procurement of vaccines. Many countries expressed an urgent need for the resolution, saying that any delay in its adoption would lead to more children dying from vaccine-preventable diseases.
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