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22 March 2016
A brighter future in Sierra Leone thanks to the power of vaccines
While West Africa is still struggling with new cases of Ebola, Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone must also rebuild their health systems to reach children with life-saving vaccines and prevent outbreaks of other dangerous diseases. Photos by Kate Holt
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.
11 February 2016
Japan commits US$ 18.5 million to support immunisation in Ebola-affected region
Pledge from G7 President will help revitalise immunisation services and strengthen health systems.
07 February 2016
Seth Berkley helps kick-off Africa United universal immunisation campaign
Gavi CEO attends final of 2016 African Nations football championship to support launch of ‘Every Shot Counts’.
20 January 2016
Ebola vaccine purchasing commitment from Gavi to prepare for future outbreaks
Agreement will help push vaccine towards regulatory approval.
12 November 2015
Unprecedented number of children protected against pneumonia with Gavi support
As the international community marks the seventh World Pneumonia Day, Gavi pneumococcal and pentavalent vaccines are reaching children at an accelerated pace.
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.
12 August 2015
More than 200,000 Papua New Guinea children to be protected with the new polio and measles-rubella vaccines
In a landmark step to help accelerate the global eradication of polio and protect its children against measles and rubella, Papua New Guinea introduces the inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) into its routine immunisation programme and launches a nationwide measles-rubella vaccine (MR) campaign.
31 July 2015
Encouraging trial results offer significant hope for rapid availability of Ebola vaccine to end current outbreak
Ring vaccination trial data suggests vaccine is highly effective.
17 July 2015
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.
07 July 2015
Gavi to support rebuilding of immunisation programmes in Ebola-affected countries
Worryingly low immunisation rates risk further deaths as Ebola recedes.
29 October 2014
Australia commits AUD 50 million to support immunisation in developing countries in 2015
"This commitment will make an enormous difference to lives around the world" - Julie Bishop, Australia Foreign Minister
18 September 2014
Nepal becomes first country to introduce IPV with Gavi support
Nepal is one of 25 countries who have received approval to begin using IPV with Gavi support. Afghanistan and Pakistan are also planning to introduce IPV by end of next year.
12 November 2013
Pneumonia still responsible for one fifth of child deaths
Pneumonia remains the single biggest killer of children under five globally, claiming the lives of more than one million girls and boys every year. But pneumonia deaths are preventable.
As countries mark World Pneumonia Day on 12 November, the GAVI Alliance, UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO) are highlighting essential actions that can help end child deaths from this disease.
05 October 2012
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01 December 2011
Small island states punch above their weight
Papua New Guinea, Kiribati and the Solomon Islands lead the way in co-financing their vaccine programmes.
09 June 2011
Developing nations take increasing responsibility for immunisation
Developing nations are making increasing financial commitments to the cost of childhood immunisation, a key foundation for social and economic development, the GAVI Alliance said ahead of a pledging conference on 13 June. [German]
10 March 2011
Co-financing of GAVI vaccines on the increase
Since 2008, the number of countries required to co-finance new and underused vaccines supplied by GAVI has nearly doubled from 26 to 47 in 2010.
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.
10 April 2008
Delivering the promise: through new markets, new money and new partnerships for development - Julian Lob-Levyt, GAVI Alliance Executive Secretary
Speaking to a gathering of eminent international scientists, Dr Lob-Levyt describes the business model of the GAVI Alliance and its impact through partnership on shaping vaccine markets, stimulating new financial resources, raising immunisation coverage in the world’s poorest countries, and strengthening the capacity of health systems to sustain and build health gains.
09 April 2008
Australia and Papua New Guinea launch efforts to crush deadly Hib disease in Pacific region
New vaccine rollout through the GAVI Alliance expected to help extinguish childhood killer. Papua New Guinea will begin immunising children this month with a vaccine that promises to rid the nation of Haemophilus Influenzae type b, or Hib disease, one of the deadliest causes of meningitis and pneumonia.
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.
13 December 2006
The fight against yellow fever - a global mobilisation for Sub-Saharan Africa
AMP and partners convene first seminar-workshop in Bamako, Mali, to organise fight against yellow fever in Central and Western Africa.
04 October 2005
Immunization maintains strong performance made in last quarter century
Immunization at the global level has progressed very well during the past 25 years, but further increases in coverage would save the lives of millions more who do not yet benefit from this protection, said a group of immunization partners at the World Vaccine Congress in Lyon, France.
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