March 22, 2023: COVID GAP Accountability Report Issue 22

Key Changes and Insights Since Previous Report:

  • The Pandemic Fund received over 600 proposals in response to the call for expression of interests (EOI) for the first round of funding. The fund has $300 million available for the first round, but requests from the EOI total over $5.5 billion.
  • The 5th meeting of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Body (INB) will take place April 3- 6.
  • Laos, Malawi, Rwanda and Zambia have received oral antiviral treatments for high-risk patients through COVID Treatment Quick Start Consortium.

The Duke Global Health Innovation Center is a proud partner of the COVID Global Accountability Platform (COVID GAP).  COVID GAP’s Accountability Reports highlight and analyze recent developments, track progress toward national, regional, and global targets, and identify high-priority recommendations for a more effective, efficient, and equitable pandemic response and preparedness. Drawing on data across many sources, our team tracks important measures of progress on commitments and remaining gaps, helping to hold leaders and organizations to account on these actions.

COVID GAP Accountability Report, Issue 22