$5m do­nated to vac­cine al­liance

China Daily (Canada) - - FRONT PAGE -

China made its first do­na­tion of $5 mil­lion on Tues­day to the Global Al­liance forVac­cines and Im­mu­niza­tion to help im­mu­nize 300 mil­lion chil­dren in poor coun­tries against deadly dis­eases. It’s part of a $7.5 bil­lion do­na­tion by in­ter­na­tional donors, in­clud­ing na­tional gov­ern­ments and char­ity or­ga­ni­za­tions. Ma­jor donors in­clude theUnited States, Nor­way andGer­many. China was a re­cip­i­ent of the as­sis­tance early in the last decade and now has be­come a donor.

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