• The immunisation card: a life-saver

     

  • 16 December 2013

    Burundi launches a new vaccine against rotavirus diarrhoea

    Burundi became on December 16, 2013 the 19th GAVI eligible country to introduce in its routine immunisation programme antirotavirus vaccine. Rotavirus is the leading cause of severe and often fatal diarrhoea among under five children. In Burundi, diarrhoea causes approximately 15 percent of deaths in children less than five years of age. By 2015, GAVI with the support of its donors and partners plan to support the introduction of this vaccine in more than 30 countries.

    11 December 2013

    Animation: Why Invest in Vaccines

    Vaccines do far more than protect health; they also protect people’s incomes and savings, and promote economic growth. Find out how.

    19 November 2013

    GAVI Alliance: Supporting Cambodia's immunisation programme

    In this three-minute film, GAVI Alliance partners in Cambodia including the Health Minister, health workers and representatives from UNICEF and the World Health Organization explain how GAVI's support is boosting routine immunisation coverage and campaigns against diseases like measles and rubella. First shown at the GAVI Alliance Board meeting in Phnom Penh in November 2013.

    30 October 2013

    Professor Hans Rosling: Immunisation trends and child survival

    Professor Hans Rosling delivers a presentation highlighting trends in immunisation, vaccine development and child survival, during the GAVI Alliance Mid-Term Review meeting, 30 October 2013.

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