Episode 85: India’s soft power push with vaccine diplomacy

India is the world’s largest donor of COVID-19 vaccines despite having the world’s second highest caseload of coronavirus. What are India’s motivations for this bold move? Will India have enough vaccines for its 1.3+ billion people, and what does India’s apparent generosity say about the vaccine nationalism of the west? Political scientist Dr Pradeep Taneja and health policy researcher Dr Azad Bali join presenter Ali Moore to examine India’s vaccine diplomacy. An Asia Institute podcast.


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Dr Azad Bali and Dr Pradeep Taneja

Dr Azad Bali and Dr Pradeep Taneja