J.P. Morgan (U.K.) pledges £1.5 million to GAVI Alliance

 J.P. Morgan announced that it will donate £1.5 million to the GAVI Alliance. The donation will be matched by the U.K. government’s newly created matching fund bringing the total to £3 million. GAVI Alliance Board Chair Dagfinn Hoybraten commented, “We are delighted to welcome J.P. Morgan as a Matching Fund partner. We recognise J.P. Morgan’s strong commitment to social finance. This generous investment will help us fulfill our mission to save children’s lives and protect people’s health by increasing access to immunisation in developing countries. On behalf of the children we will vaccinate with these resources, our thanks go out to the people of J.P. Morgan.”

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