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Historic agreements mean millions of girls to get cervical cancer protection.
Kenya launch event
Developing countries to make 50 introductions of new vaccines in 2013, GAVI CEO tells technical briefing at WHA
Cost of immunising children against five diseases falls by 30%.
View pentavalent vaccine infographic
Rwanda's measles-rubella vaccine campaign starts global effort to protect over 700m children by 2020.
24 May 2013
GAVI as a model of 21st century development
Dr Seth Berkley shared the inside story of how lifesaving vaccines are reaching children in the world’s poorest countries in record time with GAVI support as he delivered the inaugural lecture at the Wellcome Trust – Cambridge Centre for Global Health Research.
19 May 2013
Guide to immunisation topics on 2013 World Health Assembly agenda
Thousands of health experts, Member State delegations and international organisations will gather in Geneva from 20-28 May for the WHO’s 66th World Health Assembly. In this preview, we highlight topics on the agenda that will help shape the future of global immunisation.
14 May 2013
Rotavirus leading cause of diarrhoea
The largest and most comprehensive study of childhood diarrhoea has confirmed rotavirus as the single biggest cause of diarrhoea-related death and illness in developing countries. This latest evidence suggests that a large number of children are dying from this vaccine-preventable pathogen, and supports the decision by the GAVI Alliance to prioritise rotavirus vaccines.
Kenya first country to protect girls against cervical cancer with GAVI support
Kenya becomes the first country to protect girls against cervical cancer with GAVI-supported human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines.
29 April 2013
Launch ceremony for introduction of pentavalent vaccine - Mogadishu, Somalia
On 24 April 2013, Somalia’s Ministry of Health hosted a special ceremony in Mogadishu to mark the introduction of the five-in-one pentavalent vaccine into the national routine immunisation programme.
23 April 2013
Immunisation in Islamic countries
Marking World Immunisation Week, pictures from GAVI's exhibition at the UK Houses of Parliament show the value of immunisation, the need for life-saving vaccines, ways in which the medicines are delivered and the challenges of delivery in Yemen, Zanzibar-Tanzania, Pakistan and Sudan.
20 March 2013
Rwanda measles-rubella vaccine campaign
Rwanda, through the supporters of GAVI Alliance, WHO, UNICEF and other members of the Measles-rubella Initiative, is rolling out a new dual measles-rubella vaccine aimed at immunising 5 millon children.
This is the story 37 year old Giovance,mother of five, and her decision to get all her children immunised with the MR vaccine.
31 January 2013
Vaccinating school girls against HPV in Rwanda
Rwanda was the first African country to introduce HPV vaccines, immunising school girls nationwide with donated vaccines. In 2014 GAVI will support this programme with a sustainable supply of paid for HPV vaccines. This short film follows the third round of HPV vaccination in October 2012.
Vaccines are cost-effective, offer lifelong protection and are fundamental to development.
"The GAVI model" has contributed to the immunisation of 370m additional children, averting over five-and-a-half million future deaths.
As a public-private partnership, GAVI capitalises on the sum of its partners’ advantages.
By funding the delivery of new vaccines, GAVI shapes the vaccine market.
GAVI disbursements to countries by type of support and year (2000-2010)
GAVI has identified 12 goal-level indicators to monitor progress against its five-year strategy
Op-Ed in the International Herald Tribune: Stick with the science
Follow Seth Berkley, GAVI's CEO
Meet Dagfinn Høybråten, GAVI Board Chair
Learn how the Matching Fund doubles private donation impact
UK Prime Minister,
“GAVI is quite simply a great organisation.”
Senegal's former Minister of Health,
Modou Diagne Fada
“to support HPV vaccines means cervical cancer will not forever be the burden that it is today.”
Nobel Prize Laureate for Medicine,
Prof Harald zur Hausen
“the [HPV] vaccine will play a crucial role in the fight against cervical cancer.”
Creator of the HPV vaccine,
“no person should be denied access to an effective measure to prevent serious disease.”
Senegal MP,El Hadji Malick Diop
“Thanks to GAVI support, my country will soon be able to introduce the pneumococcal vaccine.”
Co-Chair, Gates Foundation
“GAVI is a great investment because it really gets these new vaccines out there.”
Dr. Rajiv Shah
“GAVI is an outstanding example of the future of development policy and implementation.”
UN Secretary General,Ban Ki-Moon
“GAVI has changed the way we wage war against preventable diseases.”
04 May 2013
Sojo Stories: Immunizing 250 Million Children By 2015
03 May 2013
'Manipulation' of vaccination fears
BBC News/Seth Berkley
25 April 2013
India anti-polio campaign a model for other countries to follow
Haiti rebuilds with a foundation of vaccines
24 April 2013
The power of vaccines(2)
Philanthropy Age/Seth Berkley
Every child deserves a healthy start in life
Al Arabiya/Seth Berkley
New vaccine introductions mark World Immunization Week
22 April 2013
New vaccine protects Haitian children from five diseases
Mozambique rolls out new pneumococcal vaccines
18 April 2013
Indian Firm Cuts Price of Major Vaccine
Voice of America
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