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GALVmed awarded £31 million to scale-up its work on vaccines

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THE Global Alliance for Livestock Veterinary Medicines (GALVmed), an Edinburgh-based charity that works to make livestock vaccines, diagnostics and medicines available to the world's poorest people, is to receive over £31.2 million in funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Department for International Development (DFID).

Announcing the funding at the 35th session of the International Fund for Agricultural Development's governing council in Rome on February 23, Mr Gates said that the international agricultural community needed to be more innovative, coordinated and focused in order to be effective in helping poor farmers grow more. ‘Investments in …

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