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04 February 2014
206,000 more girls to benefit from HPV vaccine with GAVI Alliance support
10 countries approved in latest round of HPV vaccine demonstration programmes.
20 August 2013
The Gambia adds rotavirus to children's immunisation cards
The Gambia has become the 15th country to introduce rotavirus vaccine into its routine immunisation schedule with GAVI funding support, part of a global acceleration in the introduction of life-saving vaccines. These images show the first children to be immunised against the most common cause of severe diarrhoea at a special launch ceremony at Kanifing municipal council in western Gambia.
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.
03 December 2012
100 millionth person receives lifesaving meningitis vaccine
A revolutionary meningitis vaccine will reach the 100 millionth person this week in a region of Africa that has been plagued by deadly epidemics for more than a century. The milestone will take place in northern Nigeria, part of Africa’s “meningitis belt’, where the country is conducting its second seasonal immunisation campaign against the disease.
09 November 2012
GAVI statement on latest interim trial data on malaria vaccine candidate
GAVI statement in response to the latest interim data on the trial of malaria vaccine candidate RTS,S published by Glaxosmithkline and Path malaria vaccine initiative.
05 October 2012
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10 November 2011
New studies show progress, value in vaccination against deadly pneumonia
Advances lauded as Malawi becomes next developing country to introduce pneumococcal vaccine on Saturday - World Pneumonia Day.
15 October 2011
GAVI Alliance partners to tackle childhood killer in Ethiopia
Largest introduction to date of life-saving pneumococcal vaccines to be provided to Ethiopian children.
16 September 2011
Burundi’s children set to receive pneumococcal vaccine
The Republic of Burundi will next week accelerate its fight against pneumonia, the world's biggest killer of children under five, when it becomes the tenth African country to introduce new pneumococcal vaccines.
21 May 2010
Governments unite against pneumonia
The GAVI Alliance welcomes the commitment made by nations at the World Health Assembly in Geneva today to combat the world's biggest killer of children under five.
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