Think Tanks et al

Think Tanks et al

Accessed 27 Feb 2021
How to build more equitable vaccine distribution technology
Laura Moy and Yael Cannon
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Center for Global Development [to 27 Feb 2021]
February 23, 2021
Who Gets a COVID-19 Vaccine and Who Pays? The Need for Economic Analysis
In 2020, epidemiological modelling went from relative obscurity to being central in helping governments, and the public, understand COVID-19 as it spread around the world. In 2021, with the emergence of effective COVID-19 vaccines, Health Technology Assessment (HTA) will be critical to making the best possible decisions in bringing the pandemic under control, particularly in low-and middle-income countries (LMICs). In this blog we look at the potential of HTA to inform how much vaccine countries should buy, who should pay, and how vaccines can be most effectively delivered.
Tom Drake et al.

February 23, 2021
How an Allocation of IMF SDRs To Africa Could Be Supported by A Multilateral Reallocation Initiative
A general SDR allocation has the potential to provide rapidly additional liquidity to African economies, thereby enhancing prospects for crisis mitigation and recovery.
Daouda Sembene
Chatham House [to 27 Feb 2021]
Accessed 27 Feb 2021
Beijing’s Vaccine Diplomacy Goes Beyond Political Rivalry
China has been accused of using its vaccine to expand its influence, but for many struggling economies it is filling a gap left by Western states and donors.
Expert Comment
22 February 2021
Tin Hinane El Kadi Associate Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme
Sophie Zinser Schwarzman Academy Fellow, Asia-Pacific Programme, Middle East North Africa (MENAP) Programme

Accessed 27 Feb 2021
Upcoming Event
A Conversation with Dr. Anthony Fauci and Professor Paul Kelly
March 9, 2021


Council on Foreign Relations
Accessed 27 Feb 2021
Pharmaceuticals and Vaccines
What to Know About the Global COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout So Far
Several countries stand out for their success in delivering coronavirus vaccinations, while most of the world is struggling to figure out how to get immunizations into more arms.
In Brief by Claire Felter


Kaiser Family Foundation
Accessed 27 Feb 2021
February 26, 2021 News Release
Most Americans Now Say They’ve Gotten At Least One Dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine or Want to Get Vaccinated As Soon As Possible, with Enthusiasm Rising Across Racial, Ethnic and Partisan Groups
While Enthusiasm Rises, a Persistent Minority Say They Definitely Will Not Get Vaccinated; Republicans, Rural Residents, and Essential Workers Outside Health Care Are Most Reluctant Groups More than half of Americans (55%) now say they want to get vaccinated as soon as possible (37%) or have already received at least…

February 26, 2021 News Release
States Have Made Progress in Vaccinating Older Adults Against COVID-19 in Recent Weeks, But No State Has Vaccinated At Least Half of its Older Population
Twenty-two states and the District of Columbia have vaccinated at least one-third of their residents who are 65 and older against COVID-19, an updated KFF analysis finds, but no state has crossed the threshold of vaccinating 50 percent or more of its older population. The share of adults 65 and older…

February 24, 2021 News Release
COVID-19 Cases and Deaths Among Nursing Home Residents Have Declined Markedly Following the Introduction of Vaccines
The number of residents contracting and dying of COVID-19 in nursing homes has declined markedly following the introduction of vaccination efforts in long-term care facilities, a KFF analysis finds. Resident deaths from COVID-19 in nursing homes have decreased by two-thirds (66%) since vaccination efforts began in late December. New cases…
World Economic Forum [to 27 Feb 2021]
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