• Board Committees

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  • Committees support the development of key policies, oversee specific activities and are comprised of Board members, alternates, and in some instances delegates with expertise in critical areas


    The Board is the supreme governing body of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. Certain functions are reserved to the Board, including the setting of policies and strategies for Gavi, and amending its by-laws and other internal guidelines and procedures necessary for the administration and management of the Vaccine Alliance.

    The Board delegates certain activities and areas of work to five standing Board committees and one Advisory committee, staffed by Board members, alternates, and in certain instances independent experts or partner representatives:

  • 1.5 million

    In 2012, approximately 6.6 million children died before the age of five. WHO estimates that 1.5 million of these deaths are due to vaccine-preventable diseases.

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