G-7 Brussels Summit- Access to essential medicines commitment

Date of commitment: 
June 2014


the G-7 leaders noted the impact of the GAVI Alliance (Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation), welcoming its efforts to “expand access to vaccines to an additional 300 million children during 2016-2020” and reaffirmed their commitment to the replenishment of the Alliance. Further, the G-7 leaders reasserted their commitment to the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, with the aim of reducing the burdens of these diseases. The G-7 has pledged to build global capacity to in an effort to effectively respond to threats such as Ebola, and is working with the WHO to develop a Global Action Plan on antimicrobial resistance.