Media advisory - Bill and Melinda Gates to announce major new vaccine funding

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The GAVI Alliance celebrates 10 years of childhood immunisations


      BILL and MELINDA GATES, Co-Chairs, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

      JULIAN LOB-LEVYT, Chief Executive Officer, GAVI Alliance


Press conference to announce major new Gates Foundation commitment to vaccine development and delivery. The speakers will:

  • announce new funding to dramatically reduce deaths in developing countries with vaccines
  • highlight the success of the GAVI Alliance on its 10th anniversary
  • present new data showing how many lives could be saved with vaccines in the next decade


Friday, January 29, 12:00 p.m. CET (6:00 a.m. ET)


World Economic Forum Media Centre, Davos, Switzerland


Click here ( to access live webcast and video replay.

Click here ( to access video replay after the press conference.


Please call Dan Thomas in Davos on +41 79 251 8581 for a DVcam tape.

Media contacts - DAVOS
Jeffrey Rowland

Jeffrey Rowland
GAVI Alliance
Director, Innovative Finance
+41 79 240 4559 (mobile)
+41 22 909 7165 (work)

Dan Thomas

Dan Thomas
GAVI Alliance
+41 79 251 8581
+41 22 909 6524

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