Think Tanks et al

Think Tanks et al
Brookings [to 25 Sep 2021]
Africa must produce its own vaccines
Landry Signé
Thursday, September 23, 2021
Center for Global Development [to 25 Sep 2021]
Accessed 25 Sep 2021
Takeaways from the White House COVID Summit: Ending this Pandemic and Preparing for the Next
September 24, 2021
The global COVID response effort has been in desperate need of a shot in the arm. Yesterday’s US-hosted Global COVID-19 Summit, on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, aimed to provide just that. Here are a few of the highlights, and what was missing.
Amanda Glassman and Erin Collinson

Early COVID-19 Vaccination Not Only Prevents Deaths, But Can Save Money Too, New Findings Show
September 24, 2021
In January 2021, India embarked on one of the world’s
Hiral Anil Shah, Nimalan Arinaminpathy and Javier Guzman

Four Priorities for the New Leader of USAID’s Global Health Bureau
September 22, 2021
Next week, Atul Gawande, the prominent author, surgeon, researcher, and—most recently—presidential nominee to lead USAID’s Bureau for Global Health
Julia Kaufman, Sarah Rose and Janeen Madan Keller
Chatham House [to 25 Sep 2021]
Accessed 25 Sep 2021
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Accessed 25 Sep 2021
Blog Post
Russia’s New Frontier in Southeast Asia: Vaccine Diplomacy
September 21, 2021

Beyond COVAX: The Importance of Public-Private Partnerships for Covid-19 Vaccine Delivery to Developing Countries
September 13, 2021 | Conor M. Savoy Public-private partnerships are critical to meeting the demand in developing countries to rapidly scale supply and distribution systems for Covid-19 vaccines in support of existing multilateral efforts such as COVAX.


Kaiser Family Foundation
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Rand [to 25 Sep 2021]
Selected Research Reports, Featured Journal Articles
Identifying Strategies to Boost COVID-19 Vaccine Acceptance in the United States
Sep 9, 2021
This report recommends strategies to help boost COVID-19 vaccine acceptance in the United States in order to reach herd immunity and end the pandemic.
Florian F. Schmitzberger, Kirstin W. Scott, Wilson Nham, Kusum Mathews, Lucy Schulson, Sydney Fouche, Nasma Berri, Alex Shehab, Ashwin Gupta, Rama A. Salhi, Neil Kamdar, Jennifer Bouey, Mahshid Abir
Rockefeller Foundation [to 25 Sep 2021]
Selected Reports/Press Releases
Sep 14 2021 Press Releases
Wellcome and The Rockefeller Foundation Fund New initiative, Epiverse, Analyzing Emergence and Spread of Pandemics to lead global, distributed pandemic analysis with a privacy-preserving approach 
New York | September 14, 2021 Today, is announcing funding from Wellcome and The Rockefeller Foundation’s pandemic prevention institute …

Sep 14 2021 Press Releases
Over 90% of U.S. Employers Surveyed Require or Encourage Covid-19 Vaccinations
Arizona State University Survey of Employers, supported by The Rockefeller Foundation, shows companies are increasing support for Covid-19 vaccinations and testing to keep employees safe. PHOENIX, Ariz. | Sept. 14, 2021 …
World Economic Forum [to 25 Sep 2021]
India Completes First Drone Delivery of Vaccines, Start of New Pilot Programme with World Economic Forum
News 25 Sep 2021

Majority Want to Prioritize Equitable Access to COVID-19 Vaccines Before Boosters
News 10 Sep 2021
Health experts say at least 60% of world’s population needs to be vaccinated by 2022 to get the current pandemic under control – but only 0.4% of doses have been administered in low-income countries
Majority would receive a booster shot, but think priority goes to people yet to have a full dose
Read the full report