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Latest update : 2013-07-09

Vaccines Industry: the competition over saving lives

Today we look at a $34 billion industry that's saving millions of lives. But is the money spent on vaccines going as far as it should? The market is now dominated by the public-private partnership, the Global Alliance for Vaccination and Immunisation, Gavi. Working with governments and pharmaceutical companies, it has negotiated lower prices for many important vaccines. But critics say Gavi is too close to the supplier and its purchasing decisions are influenced by some donor countries.

By Ali LAIDI , Mounia BEN AÏSSA , Olivia SALAZAR WINSPEAR

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1970-01-01 Ali LAIDI

Winning the Games: What's the recipe for Olympic success?

The Olympics is a giant shop window for the host nation, providing priceless publicity.

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1970-01-01 Markus KARLSSON

Weed and work: Could cannabis legalisation bring an economic jolt?

The debate on whether to legalise marijuana, and the health hazards associated with the drug, is a divisive one, and there are many strong opinions. But in recent years there's...

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1970-01-01 Ali LAIDI

Interest before profit: Making money by saving the world

The private sector is increasingly entering the humanitarian field, flipping the conventional model on how to make a buck.

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1970-01-01 Ali LAIDI

Race of ideas: is the US pulling away from France?

French intellectuals have helped to shape critical thought and Western philosophy. And France and French academic institutions used to attract thinkers from around the world. But...

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1970-01-01 Ali LAIDI

Knowledge is money: Business intelligence changes Burkina Faso's cotton industry

”Knowledge is power” is a well-known saying. But knowledge is also money. In Burkina Faso, West Africa, business intelligence is key for the local cotton industry.

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