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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.
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
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
Useful information for anyone attending the Partners' Forum in Tanzania: Climate, Passports & Visas, Health, Safety, General behaviour in public, Currency, Tipping, Electricity, Shopping
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.
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.
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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