updated: Aug 27, 2021 16:30 EDT
August 27, 2021 (Newswire.com) –
The GT Foundation has joined the VaxAll Initiative in a drive to increase the availability of and access to COVID-19 vaccinations in India. The VaxAll program was founded in April 2021 by a group of volunteers in the city of Pune and operates independently of any political or corporate ties. It is a citizen-driven fundraising vehicle in partnership with local hospitals to purchase, distribute, and facilitate the administration of vaccines to as many of the country’s 1.4 billion people as possible.
VaxAll is partnering with the GT Foundation to extend the program’s reach beyond Pune, with the Foundation providing help in collecting donations that hospitals will then use to purchase and administer the vaccines. “The most critical need is among the poorest populations,…