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GAVI’s funding to countries to help them strengthen their health systems is a vital part of our work to extend the power of immunisation to children everywhere. To make sure that our funding is as effective as possible, I have established a group of experts to advise me, chaired by Anders Nordstrom. I am attaching a report of their first meeting on 18-19 September 2012.
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Watch the video of "GAVI Past, Present and Future" - Seth Berkley's opening plenary presentation
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.
28 September 2012
Seth Berkley and Hugh Evans GAVI and Global Poverty Project talk vaccines at Global Citizen Festival
Global Poverty Project CEO Hugh Evans and GAVI’s Seth Berkley talk about the power of vaccines ahead of the The Global Citizen Festival, an historic webcast and broadcast concert in Central Park, New York.
12 June 2012
2011: A milestone year for GAVI - Seth Berkley
Seth Berkley, MD, Chief Executive Officer of the GAVI Alliance, delivers his message from the 2011 Annual Progress Report
22 May 2012
Dr Seth Berkley's keynote speech at the John Ring LaMontagne Memorial Lecture
GAVI CEO Dr Seth Berkley describes the challenges and successes of bringing lifesaving vaccines to people in the poorest countries during the 2012 John Ring LaMontagne Memorial Lecture sponsored by NIAID.
CEO of the GAVI Alliance.
TIME magazine as one of the "100 Most Influential People in the World"
Wired Magazine: "The Wired 25"—a salute to dreamers, inventors, mavericks and leaders.
Founder and former president and CEO of the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI).
Rockefeller Foundation, Officer of the Health Sciences Division
Epidemiologist, the Ministry of Health of Uganda
Worked as a medical epidemiologist for the Center for Infectious Diseases of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, GA
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Op-Ed in the International Herald Tribune: Stick with the science
Seth Berkley in Mozambique March 2012Images from Seth's four-day visit to Maputo and Manhiça district (11-15 March).
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