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07 March 2013
Stronger protection for women and girls' health starts today
International Women's Day 2013 marks the beginning of a dramatic shift in the health of women and girls. Starting this year, GAVI is supporting the poorest countries of the world to roll out two vaccines that will directly benefit women and girls: human papillomavirus (HPV) against cervical cancer and rubella against 'German measles'.
13 April 2012
GAVI Board achieves goal on gender
With women representing 40 percent of the GAVI Board, GAVI sets the standard on gender policy in international organisations.
17 November 2011
GAVI takes first steps to introduce vaccines against cervical cancer and rubella
Board decisions will benefit the health of women and children in developing countries. [German] [Spanish] [French]
Bangladeshi schoolgirl stars in GAVI film on immunisation success story
11-year-old Saleha Akhter becomes film narrator for a day to explain unprecedented vaccination rate
16 November 2011
The toll of cervical cancer
Approximately 275,000 women die every year from cervical cancer with 88% occurring in developing countries, but HPV vaccines offer protection against 70% of all cervical cancer cases.
25 May 2011
Former CEO of MTV networks Bill Roedy takes up fight against childhood disease
The Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI) is proud to announce that Bill Roedy, the architect behind the internationally known MTV Networks, has joined the GAVI family to advocate for immunisation.
26 November 2010
GAVI funds training for health volunteers in Vietnam
GAVI support for strengthening the Vietnamese health service brings training and resources to even the remotest areas.
06 August 2010
New evidence in Asia demonstrates significant protection against rotavirus disease
Findings reinforce research from other low-income, high-burden settings — including Africa — that show rotavirus vaccination can have a major public health impact.
20 April 2010
GAVI Alliance Board backs funding platform for stronger health systems
The GAVI Alliance Board today agreed to pursue the implementation of a common Health System Funding Platform to make better use of new and existing funds for health systems and to leverage additional funding.
31 December 2009
Governance Committee minutes 2009
Download 'Final Minutes' documents for all Governance Committee meetings in 2009:
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