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Dorothy Grace Guerrero, Global Justice Now

Vaccine apartheid: A threat to an inclusive COP26

By: Dorothy Grace Guerrero
Date: 7 April 2021
Campaigns: Climate, Pharma

The ongoing global inequality in people’s access to life-saving Covid-19 vaccines is not just a global public health issue, it also threatens the inclusivity of the COP26 climate negotiations and […]

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Five things to ask your MSP candidates to test their commitment to global justice

By: Liz Murray
Date: 25 March 2021
Campaigns: Aid, Climate, Pharma, Trade

With the Scottish parliament elections on May 6, now’s the time to be asking questions of the parliamentary candidates in your area. Some of the biggest challenges of the day […]

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Five reasons why Covax is not enough to end vaccine apartheid

By: Heidi Henders
Date: 24 March 2021
Campaigns: Pharma

The roll out of the Covid-19 vaccine in the UK is a cause for celebration, after a year of grief and loss, the hope it has created is incredibly welcome. […]

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‘Vaccine nationalism is a moral catastrophe’ – a message to the People’s Vaccine rally

By: Graça Machel
Date: 12 March 2021
Campaigns: Pharma

Due to unforseen circumstances, Graça Machel was unable to attend the online People’s Vaccine rally on Wednesday. Here are her prepared remarks. Today, on the People’s Vaccine Global Day of […]

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On vaccines, the UK is putting corporate interests ahead of saving lives around the world

By: Caroline Lucas
Date: 12 March 2021
Campaigns: Pharma

It is one year since the WHO declared coronavirus a pandemic. During these last 12 months, scientists have achieved the incredible feat of inventing several vaccines to deal with this […]

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A balance sheet of a year of neoliberal pandemic responses

By: Dorothy Grace Guerrero
Date: 11 March 2021
Campaigns: Pharma

On 11 March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) officially declared that Covid-19 was a global pandemic. A year since, there have been more than 116.5 million confirmed cases of Covid-19 globally, including […]

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A year into the pandemic, pressure for a People’s Vaccine is building

By: Global Justice Now
Date: 11 March 2021
Campaigns: Pharma

Thousands of activists across the world demanded a People’s Vaccine as part of the global day of action on the first anniversary of the World Health Organization declaring coronavirus a […]

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4 reasons we should be worried about big pharma’s grip over publicly funded Covid-19 vaccines

By: Heidi Chow
Date: 21 July 2020
Campaigns: Pharma

Here are four reasons why we should be worried about big pharma’s grip over this publicly funded vaccine.

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$2,340 for a Covid-19 treatment?

By: Heidi Chow
Date: 30 June 2020
Campaigns: Pharma

Yesterday US pharmaceutical company, Gilead announced that they will charge an extraordinary $2,340 for a five-day treatment course for the drug remdesivir, which is being used as a treatment for Covid-19. The drug has been developed with substantial amounts of public money in the US, with a reported $70.5 million of public investment

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The world against the virus: 7 things we’ve learned from talking to our allies

By: Jean Blaylock
Date: 15 June 2020
Campaigns: Pharma

During lockdown, Global Justice Now’s series of webinars, podcasts and interviews have been exploring what coronavirus means in the global south. Here are 7 things we’ve learned.

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