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The Board is the supreme governing body of the GAVI Alliance. Certain functions are reserved to the Board, including the setting of policies and strategies for the GAVI Alliance, and amending its by-laws and other internal guidelines and procedures necessary for the administration and management of the GAVI Alliance.
The Board delegates certain activities and areas of work to five standing Board committees and one Advisory committee, staffed by Board members, alternates, and in certain instances independent experts or partner representatives:
Chair: Dagfinn HøybråtenThe GAVI Board Executive Committee makes critical, time-sensitive decisions to allow the Alliance to function in-between Board meetings.
Chair: Gustavo Gonzalez-CanaliThe Programme and Policy Committee is the main advisory body to the board on all GAVI programme areas. Members include high-level technical experts from partner organisations and constituencies
Chair: Geeta Rao GuptaThe Governance Committee is responsible for ensuring the smooth operations of GAVI's governance structure.
Chair: George W. Wellde Jr.The Investment Committee Oversees investment policies and objectives, asset allocations and portfolio construction.
Chair: Wayne BersonThe Audit and Finance Committee provides guidance in corporate accounting, reporting practices, and the quality and integrity of the financial reports.
Chair: Sania NishtarThe Evaluation Advisory Committee oversees organisation and programme evaluation. Primarily independent evaluation experts.
Hepatitis B vaccine coverage has risen to 74% in low-income countries compared with 17% in 2000.
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