COVAX — A broken promise for vaccine equity

“We bet on the COVAX mechanism to generate equity. I cannot stay quiet; COVAX didn’t work.”

President Mario Abdo Benitez of Paraguay

MSF is contributing to COVID-19 vaccination efforts in Eswatini by vaccinating vulnerable people in remote and rural communities in the Shiselweni region. © Futhi Matonsi

“We were misled — down the garden path — we got to December believing the world was coming together around vaccines not knowing that we got corralled into a little corner while others run off and secure the supplies…”

Strive Masiyiwa, Special Envoy to the African Union for the COVID-19 response and coordinator of the African Vaccine Acquisition Trust

Jessica Malter and Kate Elder

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MSF Access Campaign — Medicines Are Not a Luxury

MSF Access Campaign — Medicines Are Not a Luxury

This blog is a place to reflect on our experiences working for access to medicines. For the official MSF Access Campaign website please visit msfaccess.org.