Virtual Global Vaccine Summit 2020 was hosted by the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson. India was represented by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the summit. The virtual Global Vaccine Summit 2020 featured the participation of over 50 countries including the business leaders, civil society, government ministers, UN agencies, Heads of State and country leaders.
During the virtual summit, India pledged a contribution of 15 Million US Dollars to Gavi, the international vaccine alliance.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Chief Executive Officer of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance: Dr Seth Berkley.