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17 December 2014

Gavi item

US approves US$ 200 million for Gavi in fiscal year 2015 budget

Funding would provide life-saving vaccines to children in poor countries.

11 December 2014

Gavi Board meeting, 10-11 December 2014

The Gavi Board meeting was held in Geneva, Switzerland on 10-11 December 2014.

The Board appointed a new Vice Chair, agreed plans to purchase Ebola vaccines for affected countries, approved programme funding envelopes for 2015 and the 2015 Gavi business plan and budget.

11 December 2014

Ebola in Guinea

Gavi commits to purchasing Ebola vaccine for affected countries

Vaccine Alliance ready to begin procurement as soon as WHO recommends a vaccine for use.

28 November 2014

Senegal rotavirus launch

Canada commits C$ 500 million to support immunisation in developing countries

New pledge at the Francophonie Summit will help protect millions of children from deadly diseases.

12 November 2014

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Record numbers of children protected against leading causes of pneumonia with Gavi support

“la Caixa” Foundation announces further €1m commitment to support pneumococcal vaccine

06 November 2014

Immunisation workers in India prepare for 5-in-1 pentavalent vaccine

As India prepares to protect children against more diseases with the 5-in-1 vaccine, we travel to Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh to hear about the preparations being made.

04 November 2014

Nearly one third of all unimmunised children live in India

India currently has 6.8 million of the 18.5 million under-immunised children in Gavi-supported countries. As of 2014, India and the Vaccine Alliance have joined forces for an unprecedented national scale-up of the 5-in-1 pentavalent vaccine.

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01 November 2014

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Pentavalent vaccine introductions represent historic milestone for immunisation in India

Rollouts in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan start two-phase process which will add 5-in-1 vaccine to routine immunisation programmes in every Indian state.

29 October 2014

Bareilly India visit

India's immunisation milestone: national action, global impact

India has the largest number of unimmunised children in the world: 6.8 million or roughly a third of the world’s total. From November 2014, and with help from Gavi, India will begin making the 5-in-1 pentavalent vaccine free for all infants.  With 27 million children born in India each year, increasing immunisation coverage here should significantly reduce global child mortality rates.

17 October 2014

Immunisation activities in Melela Health Facility, Mtakenini Village, Tanzania

Tanzania to protect 21 million children against measles and rubella

Vaccine Alliance to support week-long campaign against two life-threatening diseases.

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