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12 March 2013
Over 700 million children in 49 countries to be protected against measles and rubella
Rwanda’s measles-rubella vaccination campaign is the beginning of an effort to vaccinate more than 700 million children under 15 years of age against two disabling and deadly diseases.
07 March 2013
Stronger protection for women and girls' health starts today
International Women's Day 2013 marks the beginning of a dramatic shift in the health of women and girls. Starting this year, GAVI is supporting the poorest countries of the world to roll out two vaccines that will directly benefit women and girls: human papillomavirus (HPV) against cervical cancer and rubella against 'German measles'.
10 January 2013
GAVI recognised for effectiveness and focus on results
In its first ever Multilateral Organisation Performance Assessment Network (MOPAN) review the GAVI Alliance has been commended for its effectiveness in increasing access to immunisation and for its focus on results.
20 April 2011
Immunisation week highlights progress and challenges ahead
Saving the life of even one small child is always a big success. As we celebrate this year’s immunisation week, which begins on 23 April, we congratulate the World Health Organisation and all GAVI Alliance partners on the millions of child lives saved through immunisation.
17 November 2010
HSS raises Cambodian mothers’ survival chances
In the first five years of the millennium, Cambodia achieved an almost 30% drop in infant and child mortality rates, but improvements in women's health failed to keep pace.
20 April 2010
GAVI Alliance Board backs funding platform for stronger health systems
The GAVI Alliance Board today agreed to pursue the implementation of a common Health System Funding Platform to make better use of new and existing funds for health systems and to leverage additional funding.
19 November 2009
GAVI honours 15 countries for excelling in immunisation and child survival
Fifteen health ministers from low-income
countries today received awards from the GAVI Alliance for their outstanding performance in
improving child health and immunisation.
26 November 2008
GAVI Alliance to vaccinate an additional 6.6 million children against three killer diseases
Responding to increased demand by poor countries to immunise children under five, the GAVI Alliance has committed to fund an additional US$ 134 million in new and continued programmes yesterday for vaccines against rotavirus, pneumococcal disease and Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib). The programmes will support 11 countries and provide vaccines to an estimated 6.6 million children.
29 November 2007
GAVI Alliance announces dramatic funding boost for Hib vaccine
Immunisation efforts in 29 of the world’s poorest countries received a substantial boost today when the GAVI Alliance approved programmes in the amount of US$ 537.52 million for critically needed vaccines and health system support.
12 October 2006
Cambodia achieves significant boost in immunisation
A new health survey from Cambodia reveals a dramatic increase in the number of children fully vaccinated each year. Today, 67% of all children are fully immunised, up from 39% just five years ago. Reforms in the national immunisation program and the broader health sector enabled Cambodia to cut its infant mortality rate by nearly half.
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