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01 April 2015

Lao PDR to protect more than 1.5 million children from Japanese encephalitis

Lao PDR to protect more than 1.5 million children from Japanese encephalitis

Gavi supports national campaign to prevent mosquito-borne disease.

27 November 2013

Gavi Board meeting, 21-22 November 2013

The Gavi Board meeting was held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on 21-22 November 2013. The current Vice Chair Geeta Rao Gupta was reappointed for a second two-year term.
 

Key decisions include the appointment of health ministers from Uganda and Guyana to represent Gavi-eligible countries, the Board Travel Policy, the opening of a funding window for the Japanese Encephalitis and Inactivated Polio vaccines and a new Vaccine Investment Strategy.

22 November 2013

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GAVI Alliance to support introduction of inactivated polio vaccine in world’s 73 poorest countries

Alliance Board selects additional vaccines to include in its portfolio.

19 November 2013

GAVI Alliance: Supporting Cambodia's immunisation programme

In this three-minute film, GAVI Alliance partners in Cambodia including the Health Minister, health workers and representatives from UNICEF and the World Health Organization explain how GAVI's support is boosting routine immunisation coverage and campaigns against diseases like measles and rubella. First shown at the GAVI Alliance Board meeting in Phnom Penh in November 2013.

19 November 2013

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GAVI Board to consider new vaccine support at Phnom Penh meeting

First major GAVI meeting in South Asia since 2009.

22 October 2013

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GAVI supports Cambodia’s campaign to vaccinate children against measles and rubella

More than four million children will receive the measles-rubella vaccine over the next three months.

09 October 2013

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Vaccine to protect South Asian children against devastating disease set for GAVI support

Chinese vaccine industry enters world stage with WHO prequalified Japanese encephalitis vaccine

07 August 2013

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At Dakar conference, countries showcase increased efforts to fund their own immunisation programs

Sabin Vaccine Institute convenes government officials to discuss progress on sustainable immunization financing programs (News release: Sabin Vaccine Institute).

25 June 2013

Gavi Board minutes 2013

List of all 2013 Board meetings with links to full minutes, the decisions and downloads of 'Final Minutes' documents:

29 May 2013

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Vaccines against cervical cancer and rubella to benefit health of women and girls

Two new vaccines that help protect against cervical cancer, measles and rubella spearhead the GAVI Alliance’s commitment to improving the health of girls and women.

12 March 2013

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Over 700 million children in 49 countries to be protected against measles and rubella

Rwanda’s measles-rubella vaccination campaign is the beginning of an effort to vaccinate more than 700 million children under 15 years of age against two disabling and deadly diseases.

07 March 2013

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Stronger protection for women and girls' health starts today

International Women's Day 2013 marks the beginning of a dramatic shift in the health of women and girls. Starting this year, GAVI is supporting the poorest countries of the world to roll out two vaccines that will directly benefit women and girls: human papillomavirus (HPV) against cervical cancer and rubella against 'German measles'.

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.

20 April 2011

Immunisation week highlights progress and challenges ahead

Saving the life of even one small child is always a big success. As we celebrate this year’s immunisation week, which begins on 23 April, we congratulate the World Health Organisation and all GAVI Alliance partners on the millions of child lives saved through immunisation.

17 November 2010

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HSS raises Cambodian mothers’ survival chances

In the first five years of the millennium, Cambodia achieved an almost 30% drop in infant and child mortality rates, but improvements in women's health failed to keep pace.

20 April 2010

GAVI Alliance Board backs funding platform for stronger health systems

The GAVI Alliance Board today agreed to pursue the implementation of a common Health System Funding Platform to make better use of new and existing funds for health systems and to leverage additional funding.

19 November 2009

GAVI honours 15 countries

GAVI honours 15 countries for excelling in immunisation and child survival

Fifteen health ministers from low-income countries today received awards from the GAVI Alliance for their outstanding performance in improving child health and immunisation.

26 November 2008

GAVI Alliance to vaccinate an additional 6.6 million children against three killer diseases

Alliance commits US$ 134 million but warns of funding challenges to introduce new support against cervical cancer, typhoid, Japanese encephalitis and rubella.

29 November 2007

GAVI Alliance announces dramatic funding boost for Hib vaccine

Vaccine against Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) forms part of a US$ 400 million commitment to bring new and under-used vaccines to 34 million poor children.

12 October 2006

Cambodia achieves significant boost in immunisation

A new health survey from Cambodia reveals a dramatic increase in the number of children fully vaccinated each year. 

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