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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.
13 July 2015
Alwaleed Philanthropies to support childhood immunisation with US$ 1 million pledge
Funding will cover the costs of vaccines in six countries.
26 January 2015
Private sector makes new pledges to support childhood immunisation in developing countries
Vaccine manufacturers and private firms set out commitments ahead of major Gavi conference
27 April 2013
Thousands of Haitian children to be protected against leading cause of severe diarrhoea
Haiti marks World Immunization Week with a ceremonial introduction of rotavirus vaccine into the country’s routine immunisation programme, with the support of the GAVI Alliance.
05 October 2012
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25 May 2012
Rwanda introduces new vaccine against a leading childhood killer
Rotavirus vaccines will protect children from severe and deadly diarrhoea.
10 November 2011
New studies show progress, value in vaccination against deadly pneumonia
Advances lauded as Malawi becomes next developing country to introduce pneumococcal vaccine on Saturday - World Pneumonia Day.
25 October 2011
Rotavirus deaths remain unacceptably high
Rotavirus-related diarrhoea kills
mostly in developing countries, but vaccine roll outs have begun.
15 October 2011
GAVI Alliance partners to tackle childhood killer in Ethiopia
Largest introduction to date of life-saving pneumococcal vaccines to be provided to Ethiopian children.
27 September 2011
Vaccines against major childhood diseases to reach 37 more countries
The GAVI Alliance today announced it will provide funding for 16 more developing countries to introduce rotavirus vaccines and 18 more countries to introduce pneumococcal vaccines.
17 July 2011
Milestone in preventing child deaths from diarrhoea in Africa
GAVI Alliance supports African introduction of rotavirus vaccines against the leading cause of severe infant diarrhoea.
30 June 2011
Pneumococcal vaccines introduced in three more African countries
The Governments of Central African Republic, Benin and Cameroon will introduce vaccines in the coming weeks to combat pneumonia, one of the biggest killers of children worldwide.
18 May 2011
GAVI intervention under the GIVS agenda item
Managing Director, Programme Delivery, GAVI Alliance, Mercy Ahun, delivers a speech during the World Health Assembly, highlighting GAVI's contribution to the WHO's 'Global Immunization Vision and Strategy'.
29 April 2011
We need to make rotavirus vaccines available to all children
Statement by the GAVI Alliance interim CEO, Helen Evans.
05 April 2011
Honduras tackles leading killer of children
Pneumococcal vaccines introduced in seventh GAVI-eligible country.
04 April 2011
DR Congo introduces new vaccine against one of its leading causes of child death
In an effort to drastically improve the chances of children reaching their fifth birthday, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) today stepped up its immunization programme by including vaccines to combat pneumonia.
16 February 2011
GAVI's vaccine programmes a breakthrough in child health
In this exclusive commentary piece for GAVI, Canadian MP and physician Dr. Keith Martin underlines the public health value of vaccines in tackling pneumonia in developing countries.
14 February 2011
Kenya celebrates pneumococcal vaccine rollout
Browse this gallery to see pictures of Kenya's celebration of the introduction of pneumococcal vaccine into its national immunisation programme, as well as what the life-saving vaccine will mean for mothers living in the Kibera shanty town in Nairobi.
Kenya marks global roll out of pneumococcal vaccine
Hundreds of infants in Kenya received their first shots against pneumococcal disease today at a special event to celebrate the global roll out of vaccines targeting the world's biggest child killer -- pneumonia.
29 January 2011
Introduction of pneumococcal vaccines in Yemen
Doune Porter, PATH, writes about the historic roll-out of the pneumococcal vaccine in Yemen.
19 January 2011
Guyana Health Ministry launches new PCV 13 vaccine
The Guyana Health Ministry has incorporated the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13), which protects against 13 strains of the pneumococcal infections, into its national immunisation programme.
30 April 2010
Guyana tackles second biggest killer of children
The GAVI Alliance and its partners welcome Guyana's introduction this week of vaccinations against rotavirus, the primary cause of the most common and lethal cause of diarrhoea in young children.
19 November 2009
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.
13 November 2009
Health ministers urge donors to maintain focus on new life-saving vaccines
Over 20 health ministers from developing countries have appealed to donors to maintain their commitment to immunisation programmes ahead of a meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam, next week.
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.
15 May 2007
Poorest nations commit funds for life-saving vaccines
Developing country governments join GAVI Alliance in "co-financing" scheme to immunise poor children.
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