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01 July 2014
Immunisation insights at Maternal, Newborn & Child Health Partners’ Forum
Johannesburg forum brings together leading experts in maternal and child health.
29 May 2014
Global summit looks to immunisation to save millions of lives
Canadian PM Harper calls on countries to invest politically, financially to improve maternal, newborn and child health
23 May 2014
Developing countries back ambitious GAVI plans to help immunise 300 million children
Ghana and GAVI host successful event at World Health Assembly.
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.
07 August 2013
At Dakar conference, countries showcase increased efforts to fund their own immunisation programs
Sabin Vaccine Institute convenes government officials to discuss progress on sustainable immunization financing programs (News release: Sabin Vaccine Institute).
Lions Clubs and GAVI Alliance bond in Geneva
Representatives of the Lions Clubs International visited the GAVI Secretariat to kickstart partnership against measles and rubella agreed in July
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.
05 October 2012
Useful information for anyone attending the Partners' Forum in Tanzania: Climate, Passports & Visas, Health, Safety, General behaviour in public, Currency, Tipping, Electricity, Shopping
04 October 2012
GAVI partners help protect 50 million young people from seasonal meningitis in Africa
Efforts to eliminate meningitis in 26 at-risk countries will take a major step forward over the next three months as 50 million people receive crucial vaccinations in seven African countries.
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