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30 October 2013

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GAVI Alliance partners reaching more children than ever before with accelerated access to vital vaccines

Mid-Term Review meeting highlights immunisation successes and challenges.

14 October 2013

MTR report

GAVI Alliance on track to immunise a quarter of a billion children by 2015 and prevent nearly 4 million deaths

The GAVI Alliance is on track to meet its ambitious targets of supporting developing countries to immunise an additional quarter of a billion children by 2015, and preventing nearly four million deaths in the process. [Arabic] | [Chinese] | [German] | [Italian] | [Japanese] | [Korean] | [Spanish]

29 April 2013

Haiti - Founders of the Codex Multifunctional Centre in Carrefour

Amid the rubble, clinic in Haiti protects 20,000 with vaccines

‘They are all my children,’ says one of four pioneers, all of whom remain devoted to clinic in Carrefour after 20 years

27 April 2013

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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.

06 December 2012

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GAVI awards countries and advocates for accelerating access to life-saving vaccines

The GAVI Alliance celebrated the accomplishments of 12 countries in increasing access to immunisation during a ceremony last night at the GAVI Partners’ Forum. The ceremony was hosted by the UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Yvonne Chaka Chaka and Tanzanian radio host Taji Liunn.

04 December 2012

GAVI Arusha FV-8s

GAVI Board reappoints Dagfinn Høybråten as chair

The GAVI Alliance Board unanimously reappointed Dagfinn Høybråten to serve a second-year term as the GAVI Board Chair.

19 September 2012

Awards ceremony

Awards ceremony

13 countries receive awards; government leaders, parliamentarians and civil society groups receive special recognitions

12 June 2012

Fred Riley of LDS Charities presents a US$ 1.5 million cheque to GAVI Board Chair Dagfinn Høybråten

GAVI commends LDS Church for US$ 1.5 million gift

Donation to be doubled under GAVI Matching Fund as immunisation becomes major Church initiative.

30 April 2012

Ghana field visit

LDS Church rallies support for historic vaccine rollouts in Ghana

Volunteers from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints rallied support for the introduction of pneumococcal and rotavirus vaccines at the same time.

24 April 2012

5th Birthday Campaign

USAID’s Shah calls for zero preventable deaths

Launching the “Every Child Deserves a Fifth Birthday” social media campaign in Washington,  the head of the United States Agency for International Development gives a sneak peek of his vision for a world with zero child deaths from preventable diseases.

23 April 2012

School children celebrate WIW

Haiti celebrates post-earthquake vaccine success story

Just two years after a catastrophic earthquake shattered its public health system, Haiti has marked the launch of World Immunization Week by launching a nationwide vaccination campaign.

10 June 2011

Rotavirus vaccinations in Ghana

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.

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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