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30 July 2014

73 countries, five diseases, one amazing vaccine

How the 5-in-1 pentavalent vaccine is now protecting children in all of the world's poorest countries

30 July 2014

South Sudan-Penta_Launch_Vaccine_Mum

5-in-1 vaccine now in all 73 poorest countries

Introductions target successfully achieved – work still to be done on increasing coverage.

11 July 2014

Mosquito

Dengue fever vaccine results published in Lancet

Detailed results from the world’s first ever large-scale phase III clinical trial for a dengue fever vaccine published in the journal the Lancet.

21 August 2013

Bio Farma pentavalent vaccine

Indonesia introduces five-in-one vaccine for children

Children across Indonesia are set to be protected from five major childhood diseases through the pentavalent vaccine thanks to an ambitious plan to reach children across the country’s 6,000 inhabited islands by the end of next year.

07 August 2013

Sabin Institute

At Dakar conference, countries showcase increased efforts to fund their own immunisation programs

Sabin Vaccine Institute convenes government officials to discuss progress on sustainable immunization financing programs (News release: Sabin Vaccine Institute).

18 April 2013

Pentavalent infographic preview

Indian manufacturer cuts price of childhood vaccine by 30 percent

The cost of immunising millions of the world’s most vulnerable children against five deadly and debilitating diseases is set to fall, thanks to a major price reduction of one third for pentavalent vaccine. This new, more cost-effective price provides the opportunity for the GAVI Alliance to pay up to US$ 150 million less over the next four years compared with using lowest cost alternative suppliers.

25 March 2013

The Lancet

Global health leaders call for strong post-2015 focus

Seven of the world’s leading health and development agencies call for the High Level Panel of the post-2015 development agenda to ensure that health remains central to advance global prosperity in the post-2015 era.

10 January 2013

mopan

GAVI recognised for effectiveness and focus on results

In its first ever Multilateral Organisation Performance Assessment Network (MOPAN) review the GAVI Alliance has been commended for its effectiveness in increasing access to immunisation and for its focus on results.

24 September 2012

Seth Berkley

Seth Berkley addresses UN High Level Panel on post-2015 development agenda

GAVI CEO Seth Berkley talk’s health with the High-level Panel of Eminent Persons tasked with preparing a global development agenda beyond 2015, the target date for the Millennium Development Goals.

06 September 2012

SEARO Regional Committee Meeting

Helen Evans, Deputy CEO of the GAVI Alliance addresses the 65th session of the WHO Regional Committee for South-East Asia in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

04 September 2012

Asia-Pacific Development Summit

Japan funds life-saving vaccines for developing countries

The Government of Japan underlined its commitment to protecting millions of children from vaccine-preventable diseases today by renewing its funding support for the GAVI Alliance. [Japanese]

12 July 2012

DPR Korea introduces pentavalent vaccine

DPR Korea introduces pentavalent vaccine

 Democratic People’s Republic of Korea will continue to co-finance GAVI vaccines.

03 November 2011

Bill Gates' G20 Report: why GAVI is ahead of the game

Bill Gates' report to the G20 summit calls on global leaders to support exactly the kind of innovative approaches to financing development that have become the hallmark of the GAVI business model. Learn more.

10 November 2010

GAVI CEO calls G20 to action

Statement by Helen Evans, Interim CEO, GAVI Alliance on the G20 Summit to discuss how to achieve sustainable economic growth and development.

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. 

28 June 2007

Hib vaccine - critical in Asia's effort to reduce child deaths

New study shows Hib vaccine protects children from significant burden of life-threatening pneumonia and meningitis.

03 May 2007

WHO and UNICEF urge donors and member states to fund and expand use of vaccine vial monitors to ensure effective immunization

The World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF announce today a new joint policy statement on the role of vaccine vial monitors (VVMs) in improving access to immunization, on the 10-year anniversary of introduction of VVMs in immunization programmes.
 

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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