On 30th December 2020, the Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Dr Harsh Vardhan was nominated by the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI). Which of the following statements related to GAVI is/are CORRECT?
1. GAVI was created in 2000 as a successor to the Children's Vaccine Initiative, which had been launched in 1990.
b: GAVI was awarded the 2019 Lasker-Bloomberg Public Service Award for ‘providing sustained access to childhood vaccines around the globe'
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