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08 December 2016

2016 Cote d'Ivoire

Peace, Progress and Public Health: Côte d'Ivoire on the road to recovery

Five years ago the Côte d’Ivoire was hit by a civil war that claimed thousands of lives and ravaged the nation’s healthcare system. Today, immunisation coverage is almost back up to its pre-war level. How has the country turned round its immunisation rates so quickly?

08 December 2016

Immunisation in Côte d’Ivoire on the road to recovery

After five years of devastating conflict, Côte d’Ivoire’s immunisation rates are back to their pre-war levels. In this short film, originally played at the December 2016 Gavi Board meeting in Abidjan, Health Minister Dr Raymonde Goudou Coffie, explains her country’s rapid recovery.

07 December 2016

CEO Board update December 2016

Dr Seth Berkley presents a general update to the Gavi Board meeting in Côte d’Ivoire, reporting on previous Board decisions, global health threats and how the Alliance is gearing up to deliver on the new strategy.

07 December 2016

2016 Cote d'Ivoire Award

Cote d'Ivoire recognises Gavi support for immunisation

West African country recognises Vaccine Alliance role in helping country’s immunisation system recover from five-year war.

28 June 2016

Gavi Board minutes 2016

List of all 2016 Board meetings with links to full minutes, the decisions and downloads of 'Final Minutes' documents:

22 January 2016

INFUSE launch

Gavi launches 'INFUSE' initiative to overcome barriers to immunisation

Call to entrepreneurs, corporations and implementers to innovate and improve vaccine delivery.

10 November 2015

Gavi item

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.

17 July 2015

India pentavalent scale-up 2014

New coverage figures show more children than ever being reached with immunisation in poorest countries

Coverage trends heading in right direction but major differences remain between countries.

26 June 2015

Cote d Ivoire - IPV launch

Enhanced polio protection to reach 650,000 Côte d’Ivoire children every year

Côte d’Ivoire is introducing the inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) into its routine immunisation programme.

22 May 2013


Surge in support for vaccine introductions in developing countries

More than 200 high-level representatives from GAVI eligible countries attended a technical briefing given by the GAVI Alliance and the Government of Senegal at the 66th World Health Assembly.

28 November 2012

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14 – Country tailored programming workshop

Partners Forum 2012 - Session summary. At yesterday’s meeting, the GAVI Board approved a new policy that defines the GAVI Alliance’s approach to fragility and immunisation. Through country tailored approaches, this new policy aims to improve vaccination coverage in a subset of countries with particularly challenging circumstances.

08 September 2008

Two million people successfully vaccinated in Abidjan following a yellow fever outbreak

Yellow Fever epidemic contained after combined efforts from the Yellow Fever Partnership to vaccinate over 2.2 million people in the Ivorian capital.

01 September 2008

GAVI helps Côte d’Ivoire stop yellow fever epidemic

Côte d'Ivoire staves off a yellow fever epidemic in its capital Abidjan thanks to an emergency preventive campaign financed by GAVI.

16 May 2007

Global health partners mobilize to counter yellow fever

$58 million GAVI contribution to prevent highly contagious disease in 12 West African nations.

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