Obama and Nordic countries “underline collective commitment to support GAVI Alliance”

    GAVI reported that U.S. President Barack Obama and the prime ministers of the Nordic countries “underlined their collective commitment to supporting vaccination through the GAVI Alliance” in a joint statement issued on Wednesday after a high-level meeting in Stockholm. The jstatement noted: “We agree that vaccination through GAVI represents one of the most cost-effective approaches to save children’s lives. …Together, we envision a unified post-2015 agenda that addresses poverty, inclusive growth, and sustainability in clear, ambitious, and measurable goals.” The statement was agreed to at a joint meeting between the Nordic leaders and President Obama who visited Sweden from 4-5 September en route to the Group of 20 economic summit in Russia.


[No link to the full statement was indicated in the GAVI announcement or evident in a web search]