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Dagfinn Høybråten is the Chair of the GAVI Alliance Board. He is Secretary General of the Nordic Council of Ministers and previously served as Vice President of the Norwegian Parliament and Minister of Health. A member of the GAVI Board since 2006, his active involvement means he is very familiar with GAVI's mission and the important role the Alliance plays in saving lives and improving health for millions of people in low-income countries.
25 March 2013
GAVI partner 'la Caixa' Foundation heightens commitment to children's vaccination
The GAVI Alliance receives an additional €1 million from the “la Caixa” Foundation to purchase life-saving vaccines for children in Latin America.
14 February 2013
GAVI receives € 2.5 million from Dutch Postcode Lottery under Matching Fund
The GAVI Alliance was awarded €2.5 million by the Dutch Postcode Lottery at the donor’s annual Goed Geld Gala , attended by dozens of recipient charitable organisations and honoured guests, including former US President Bill Clinton
25 January 2013
GAVI Alliance significantly expands private sector involvement in saving lives
New commitments from Comic Relief, LDS Charities and Vodafone bring total raised under innovative matching initiative to US$ 78 million.
30 November 2012
Myanmar children to benefit from pentavalent vaccine and measles second dose
To celebrate the launch of the GAVI supported pentavalent vaccine and measles second dose in Myanmar GAVI Alliance Chairman Dagfinn Høybråten and Deputy CEO Helen Evans hosted a five-day visit to the country by six politicians from Australia and New Zealand, as well as officials from WHO, UNICEF. After decades of social and political isolation half a million children in the country will now receive protection from a range of deadly diseases including measles, diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, hepatitis B and Hib.
12 June 2012
Immunisation: a matter of justice - Dagfinn Høybråten
Dagfinn Høybråten, Chair of the GAVI Alliance Board, delivers his message from the 2011 Annual Progress Report
10 May 2012
Dagfinn Høybråten discusses Haiti’s immunisation campaign on KSL-TV
As GAVI Board Chair, Dagfinn Høybråten promotes aid effectiveness as well as good governance.
See the following pages for more information:
GAVI Strategy and Business Plan 2011-2015
Visit Mr Høybråten's blog to read first-hand about his work for GAVI
Secretary General of the Nordic Council of Ministers
GAVI Alliance Board Chair
Vice President of the Norwegian Parliament
Appointed as a GAVI Board member
Leader of the Christian Democratic Party, Norway
Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, Norway
Minister of Health, Norway
Minister of Health and Social Affairs, Norway
Director General of Norway Social Security Administration
Member of the Board of Governors of Norway's Central Bank
Dagfinn Høybråten's bio
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