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01 December 2011
Small island states punch above their weight
Papua New Guinea, Kiribati and the Solomon Islands lead the way in co-financing their vaccine programmes.
10 March 2011
Co-financing of GAVI vaccines on the increase
Since 2008, the number of countries required to co-finance new and underused vaccines supplied by GAVI has nearly doubled from 26 to 47 in 2010.
19 May 2009
Developing countries increasingly help finance purchase of life-saving vaccines
Twenty seven countries contribute to vaccine costs through the GAVI Alliance; up from just six in 2007.
01 August 2008
First shot of pentavalent vaccine for the children of the Solomon Islands
Support from the GAVI Alliance enables Introduction of Vaccine against Deadly Haemophilus influenzae type b (or Hib) and Four Other Diseases. For the first time in its history, the Solomon Islands began vaccinating its children today against Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) and four other common diseases through the use of a 5-1 vaccine purchased with funding from the GAVI Alliance.
09 April 2008
Australia and Papua New Guinea launch efforts to crush deadly Hib disease in Pacific region
New vaccine rollout through the GAVI Alliance expected to help extinguish childhood killer. Papua New Guinea will begin immunising children this month with a vaccine that promises to rid the nation of Haemophilus Influenzae type b, or Hib disease, one of the deadliest causes of meningitis and pneumonia.
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