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Public health and social justice organisations have warned that the government’s latest deal to secure advanced supplies of potential Covid-19 vaccines for the UK will fuel the global scramble to hoard vaccines by rich countries. The government’s move to purchase 60 million doses of a potential vaccine from pharmaceutical giants GlaxoSmithKlein and Sanofi for the UK, undermines global efforts to ensure fair and world-wide access to Covid-19 vaccines. 
 

Reacting to the government's obesity strategy, published today, Jean Blaylock, trade campaigner at Global Justice Now said: 

"Key elements of the government's obesity strategy, published today, could be torpedoed by trade negotiations with the US. 

Aid

Reaction to the news that the UK government is to make £2.9 billion of cuts to the international aid budget this year.

Global Justice Now in the media

Aid body CDC accused of wastefulness and secrecy in tackling poverty

15 February 2020

US drug firms body calls for UK to be put on Watch List over prices it pays industry

14 February 2020

The UK Is Holding 'Highly Secret Trade Talks' With Unnamed Countries

14 February 2020