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05 October 2012
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06 September 2012
SEARO Regional Committee Meeting
Helen Evans, Deputy CEO of the GAVI Alliance addresses the 65th session of the WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia in Yogyakarta, Indonesia
15 January 2009
Bangladesh introduces new vaccine to prevent severe forms of child pneumonia and meningitis
Today, Bangladesh introduces a new combination vaccine that will protect its children against five killer diseases in one injection, including, for the first time, the deadly bacterium Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) that causes some severe forms of pneumonia and meningitis.
01 July 2007
Popular appeal in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka has one of the highest immunisation rates in South Asia because the people have welcomed and supported the government's vaccination programmes which the GAVI Alliance has funded.
28 June 2007
Hib vaccine - critical in Asia's effort to reduce child deaths
A new study from Bangladesh published online today in The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal shows that routinely vaccinating infants against H. influenzae type b (Hib), a bacterium that causes deadly Hib pneumonia and meningitis, could save hundreds of thousands of children in Asia. Results showed that routine immunization of infants with a Hib conjugate vaccine prevented over one-third of life-threatening pneumonia cases and approximately 90% of Hib meningitis cases. A similar impact would be expected in other parts of the region.
21 February 2006
International Finance Facility for Immunization (IFFIm) takes next steps toward saving millions of lives
The International Finance Facility for Immunization (IFFIm), the new multinational fund that will leverage long-term commitments from rich governments to raise urgently needed financing for health programmes in poor countries, is close to implementation, the GAVI Alliance announced today.
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