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26 April 2012

Highlights from Ghana's vaccines launch on 26 April 2012

 On 26 April 2012, during World Immunization Week, mothers and babies, doctors and nurses, tribal elders and supporters from all over the world, came together in Independence Square, Accra, to celebrate the launch of two new vaccines to help protect children against two of the leading child killers – pneumonia and diarrhoea.

19 April 2012

The strategic power of vaccines in Zambia

In November 2011, a team from CSIS traveled to Zambia to produce a video on vaccination efforts - their value, their long-term sustainability, and the challenges to their implementation. The video aims to portray the complexities of immunization in Zambia and to make broader points about global immunization efforts. Released on March 16, 2012, this eleven-minute video completes the five-minute trailer posted in fall 2011.

30 March 2012

British comedian John Bishop visits Sierra Leone childrens hospital for Comic Relief

Comedian John Bishop witnessing the anguish preventable illnesses, like diarrhoea and pneumonia, can cause while visiting the only children's hospital in Sierra Leone. Bishop cycled, rowed and ran more than 295 miles from Paris to London in five days, raising funds for vaccines. 2012-03-30 Video-Vimeo Spo

02 March 2012

Professor Ian Frazer talks about how he invented the HPV vaccine against cervical cancer

In this exclusive interview to mark International Women's Day 2012, Professor Ian Frazer discusses his invention of the HPV vaccine against cervical cancer. 

20 February 2012

Voice of America interviews Dagfinn Høybråten

Interview with GAVI Alliance Board Chairman Dagfinn Høybråten on Voice of America. 

11 November 2011

World Pneumonia Day 2011 event at GAVI Alliance

Video highlights from a special event to mark World Pneumonia Day 2011 and the first anniversary of the introduction of vaccines against pneumococccal disease.

09 November 2011

World Pneumonia Day 2011

Watch the latest installment in the World Pneumonia Day video series, and the essential part that childhood vaccination can play in combatting pneumonia.

17 October 2011

Seth Berkley at the Institute of Medicine

Seth's keynote speech during the 41st Annual Meeting of the Institute of Medicine, 17 October 2011. Introduced by Jo Ivey Boufford, MD, President of The New York Academy of Medicine.

27 September 2011

GAVI press conference following announcement of vaccine funding for 37 more countries

View the press conference organised with the African Press Organisation featuring: Seth Berkley MD, GAVI CEO; Dr. John Wecker, Director of Vaccine Access and Delivery, PATH; Dr. Catherine Sanga, Health Attaché, Permanent Mission of Tanzania to the UN in Geneva. Moderated by Dan Thomas, Head, Media and Communications, GAVI.

26 September 2011

Interview with rotavirus expert Dr Manish Patel

Dr Manish Patel, medical epidemiologist at the Centers for Disease Control, explains how rotavirus affects young children and why it is such a global health issue in developing countries.

26 September 2011

The introduction of rotavirus vaccines in Africa

The roll out of rotavirus vaccines in Africa has begun. In this five-minute film, immunisation experts, health workers and mothers from Sudan and Tanzania talk about the need for the vaccines and their hope for the future.

21 September 2011

Seth Berkley NCD video blog on Every Woman Every Child event and UNF vaccine panel

Seth comments on the Secretary General's Every Woman and Every Child event that took place last night (September 20th) as well as the UN Foundation's Breakfast Vaccine Panel that he particiated in this morning with Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland, Susan Mackay, and Peg Willingham.

21 September 2011

GAVI and the MDGs

An animated film showing how the GAVI Alliance works with a broad range of public and private sector partners to reach children in developing countries with vaccines.

20 September 2011

Seth Berkley NCD video blog on launch of Shot@Life global vaccine campaign

GAVI CEO Seth Berkley comments on UN Foundation's Shot@Life global vaccine campaign that was launched on 19 September.

19 September 2011

Seth Berkley video blog from the UN Summit on non-communicable diseases (NCD)

Listen to GAVI CEO, Seth Berkley, comment on the roll out of this week's pneumococcal vaccine in Burundi, and an article in the New York Times (19 September 2011) commenting on WHO's cost effective recommendations on combating NCDs.

16 September 2011

Dr Seth Berkley on UN Summit of non-communicable diseases

GAVI Alliance CEO, Dr Seth Berkley, speaks about his upcoming visit to New York to take part in the UN High Level meeting on Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) and other meetings.

07 July 2011

Immunisation advocacy campaign in Malawi

Through the GAVI Alliance's initiative, hundreds of thousands of children have been saved in Malawi, where civil society organisations are appealing to the government to support the health sector.

13 June 2011

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia - Part 1 of 2

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf delivers her speech during the GAVI Alliance Pledging Conference for Immunisation in London.

13 June 2011

Past, Present and Future: The GAVI Alliance animation

This 90-second animated film, produced for the 13 June Pledging Conference for Immunisation in London, highlights the success of the GAVI Alliance in saving children's lives and protecting people's health by increasing access to immunisation in developing countries. It ends looking to GAVI's next phase.

13 June 2011

Press conference footage from the GAVI Alliance pledging conference for immunisation

The pledging conference attracted intense media coverage, serving to highlight the compelling need for increasing access to vaccines in developing countries.

13 June 2011

“Saving children’s lives - the GAVI Alliance pledging conference for immunisation”

Speeches and footage from the GAVI Alliance Pledging conference in London.

13 June 2011

Highlights from the GAVI pledging conference for immunisation

View highlights from the pledging conference for immunisation on 13 June 2011.

08 June 2011

Sierra Leone - Mothers and doctors appeal for immunisation

Sierra Leone has one of the world's highest infant mortality rates. Mothers and doctors give an emotional appeal to donors to support two new vaccines to fight pneumonia and diarrhoea.

01 June 2011

Funding GAVI - Innovative Finance

GAVI uses innovative financing to raise funds and provide life-saving vaccines such as the International Finance Facility for Immunisation and Advanced Market Commitment for pneumococcal vaccines.

01 June 2011

4 Hours to Save 4 Million Lives - saving lives through vaccinations

Save the Children UK's video highlighting to world leaders that they had 4 hours to save 4 million lives when they met on June 13th at the pledging conference for immunisation in London.

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