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04 February 2014

HPV vaccine with GAVI support

206,000 more girls to benefit from HPV vaccine with GAVI Alliance support

10 countries approved in latest round of HPV vaccine demonstration programmes.

21 February 2012

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Q and A on Nigeria’s introduction of MenAfriVac

Interview with Muhammad Sani Adamu, Head of Accelerated Disease Control in Nigeria’s National Primary Health Care Development Agency, who played a key role in rolling out the new vaccine against meningitis A, MenAfriVac, to Nigeria’s northern states.

15 April 2011

Investing in the lives of world's poorest children

IFFIm’s initial offering in November 2006 raised US$1 billion among institutional investors around the world. A second offering in March 2008 raised US$223 million from private individuals in Japan.

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.

02 December 2008

Financed by the GAVI Alliance, massive campaign is launched to prevent outbreak

Burkina Faso vaccinates 7.9 million against deadly yellow fever disease Geneva, 2 December 2008 - A contribution of US$ 11 million from the GAVI Alliance has enabled the Government of Burkina Faso to initiate an immediate preventive immunisat

08 September 2008

Two million people successfully vaccinated in Abidjan following a yellow fever outbreak

The city of Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire can once again be considered safe from a Yellow Fever epidemic after the national Ministry of Health, the World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF nongovernmental organizations and others in the Yellow Fever Partnership combined their forces to vaccinate over 2.2 million people in the Ivorian capital.

31 May 2007

Bond investors speed up access to life saving vaccines

The GAVI Alliance announced today it will distribute almost US$1 billion in funds in 2007, raised by the International Facility for Immunisation (IFFIm) on capital markets to help poor nations prevent life-threatening diseases and strengthen their health systems.

16 May 2007

Global health partners mobilize to counter yellow fever

The effort to contain deadly yellow fever disease received a boost today with the launch of a “Yellow Fever Initiative” backed by a $58 million contribution from the GAVI Alliance. Launched during the World Health Assembly currently meeting in Geneva, the new initiative will support special immunization campaigns in a dozen West African countries at high risk of yellow fever epidemics.

13 December 2006

The fight against yellow fever - a global mobilisation for Sub-Saharan Africa

AMP release faced with very high risks of yellow fever epidemics in eight Central and Western African countries (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Guinea, Mali, Senegal and Togo), the GAVI Alliance partners are launching a strategy and plan to fight the disease.

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