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19 September 2016
On the frontline: Gavi's support to fragile states
With more than half of Gavi-supported countries officially listed as fragile states, Gavi is increasingly working on several fronts to ensure vaccines still reach people living on the frontlines of humanitarian crises.
22 February 2016
Meningitis A nearly eliminated in Africa through vaccination
Joint press release first published by WHO and PATH, joint founders of the Meningitis Vaccine Project.
10 November 2015
Scientists mark 'stunning success' of vaccine in virtually ridding Africa of meningitis A
New research forecasts a resurgence of meningitis A epidemics in 15 years should immunization efforts stall.
25 June 2015
Health in the Sahel region, together to improve immunisation programmes
The AFD, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Gavi signed an Initiative to increase coverage rates in six Sahel countries.
09 October 2013
GAVI welcomes Canada's support for measles vaccines
GAVI welcomes Canada’s US$ 20 million pledge to accelerate access to measles vaccines.
03 December 2012
100 millionth person receives lifesaving meningitis vaccine
A revolutionary meningitis vaccine will reach the 100 millionth person this week in a region of Africa that has been plagued by deadly epidemics for more than a century. The milestone will take place in northern Nigeria, part of Africa’s “meningitis belt’, where the country is conducting its second seasonal immunisation campaign against the disease.
28 November 2012
25 – Building resilience in fragile states
Partners Forum 2012 - Session summary. This panel featured exceptional health and immunisation leaders from Afghanistan, Chad and Sierra Leone, as well as representatives from WHO, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the GAVI Alliance Secretariat.
21 – Increasing awareness for vaccines: lessons from the private sector
Partners Forum 2012 - Session summary. The session explored the unique assets that the private sector brings to partnerships focused on advocacy.
05 October 2012
Useful information for anyone attending the Partners' Forum in Tanzania: Climate, Passports & Visas, Health, Safety, General behaviour in public, Currency, Tipping, Electricity, Shopping
04 October 2012
GAVI partners help protect 50 million young people from seasonal meningitis in Africa
Efforts to eliminate meningitis in 26 at-risk countries will take a major step forward over the next three months as 50 million people receive crucial vaccinations in seven African countries.
13 June 2012
GAVI boosts global response to measles outbreaks
New investment tops year of progress in providing world's poorest children with equitable access to life-saving vaccines.
21 February 2012
Q and A on Nigeria’s introduction of MenAfriVac
Interview with Muhammad Sani Adamu, Head of Accelerated Disease Control in Nigeria’s National Primary Health Care Development Agency, who played a key role in rolling out the new vaccine against meningitis A, MenAfriVac, to Nigeria’s northern states.
26 January 2012
Chad’s campaign against meningitis A
One of the first countries to introduce the new meningitis A vaccine (MenAfriVac), Chad ran an immunisation campaign with GAVI support in December 2011 to help eliminate the region’s devastating epidemics.
10 June 2011
Developing countries make record demand for life-saving vaccines
A record 50 GAVI eligible countries have applied for vaccine funding from the GAVI Alliance during the organisation’s latest application round, reported GAVI officials today.
11 May 2011
GAVI commits US$ 100 million to fight meningitis A
The GAVI Alliance has committed US$ 100 million to help tackle meningitis A in Cameroon, Chad, and Nigeria, part of a strategy to save tens of thousands of lives in Africa with a new life-saving vaccine, MenAfriVac.
04 September 2008
African health ministers to introduce new vaccine to prevent deadly meningitis epidemics
Health Ministers from countries of the African Meningitis Belt today committed themselves to introduce a highly promising candidate meningitis vaccine. The vaccine is designed to prevent periodic epidemics of the deadly disease in these countries.
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