Singapore will contribute US$5 million ($6.67 million) to the Covid-19 Vaccine Global Access (COVAX) Advance Market Commitment (AMC) mechanism, which will help support 92 low- and lower-middle-income countries’ access to Covid-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility.

Eligible countries include Asean members Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar, Laos, the Philippines and Vietnam.

This is part of the Singapore government's consistent support for vaccine multilateralism, and the fair and equitable access and allocation of vaccines, says the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) and Ministry of Health (MOH) in a joint press statement on Dec 4. 

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