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19 November 2013

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Norway-Gates Foundation saving millions of lives with support for GAVI and immunisaton

Norwegian premier Erna Solberg and Bill Gates highlight GAVI as cornerstone of life-saving collaboration between Norway and the Gates Foundation on immunisation.

23 September 2013

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Vaccine Innovation and the Global Press: Seth Berkley at the UN Foundation

GAVI CEO delivers post-MDG vision for role of vaccines in global health.

24 April 2013

Children in Somalia to receive new vaccination against deadly diseases

The Somali authorities launch a new five-in-one-vaccine against several potentially fatal childhood diseases, which could save thousands of lives [Somali].

23 April 2013

Immunisation in Islamic countries

Marking World Immunisation Week, pictures from GAVI's exhibition at the UK Houses of Parliament show the value of immunisation, the need for life-saving vaccines, ways in which the medicines are delivered and the challenges of delivery in Yemen, Zanzibar-Tanzania, Pakistan and Sudan.

10 January 2013

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GAVI recognised for effectiveness and focus on results

In its first ever Multilateral Organisation Performance Assessment Network (MOPAN) review the GAVI Alliance has been commended for its effectiveness in increasing access to immunisation and for its focus on results.

12 November 2012

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Vaccines to prevent pneumonia deaths reaching poor countries in record time

A vaccine against the leading cause of pneumonia is protecting millions more children in developing countries, according to figures compiled to mark the fourth World Pneumonia Day.

20 August 2012

Rotavirus vaccines introduced in health centres in Yemen

During the month of Ramadan, health centres in Yemen are packed with families who have come to get their children vaccinated against rotavirus, the leading cause of death due to diarrhoea. On 1 August 2012, the government of Yemen introduced the rotavirus vaccines in its routine immunisation programme to prevent thousands of children’s deaths from severe diarrhoea.

01 August 2012

A mother receives a vaccination card for her children at a health centre in Yemen

Yemen introduces rotavirus vaccines

Rotavirus vaccines are the best way to prevent thousands of children’s death from severe rotavirus disease.

24 April 2012

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Rotavirus vaccines, potential to save 2.4 million lives

Special supplemental issue of the journal Vaccine provides critical insights on rotavirus vaccine performance to help maximize their impact in developing countries.

10 November 2011

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New studies show progress, value in vaccination against deadly pneumonia

Advances lauded as Malawi becomes next developing country to introduce pneumococcal vaccine on Saturday - World Pneumonia Day.

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