The GAVI Alliance Board met in Dhaka, Bangladesh on 16-17 November 2011.
GAVI Board members in Dhaka. Photo credit: Saiful Huq Omi/GAVI/2011.
Meeting in Dhaka, Bangladesh, the GAVI Alliance Board decided to take the first steps towards the introduction of human papillomavirus (HPV) and rubella vaccines in developing countries.
The Board also received UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon who encouraged the Alliance to “deliver the promise of a future free from the threat of cervical cancer to millions of young women thanks to the HPV vaccine.”