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10 November 2016
Measles jab saves over 20 million young lives in 15 years, but hundreds of children still die of the disease every day
Measles outbreaks in numerous countries – caused by gaps in routine immunisation and in mass vaccination campaigns – continue to be a serious challenge.
12 November 2015
Measles vaccination has saved an estimated 17.1 million lives since 2000
New data released by the World Health Organization (WHO) for the Measles & Rubella Initiative, estimates that 17.1 million lives have been saved since 2000, largely due to increased vaccination coverage against this highly contagious viral disease.
27 January 2015
Saving Lives - A Live Report
Gavi Deputy CEO Anuradha Gupta talks about the real-life impact of immunisation with health workers Sawadago Abdoulaye from Burkina Faso and Dr Faisa Ibrahim from Somalia.
30 July 2014
5-in-1 vaccine now in all 73 poorest countries
Introductions target successfully achieved – work still to be done on increasing coverage.
30 October 2013
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
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]
23 September 2013
Vaccine Innovation and the Global Press: Seth Berkley at the UN Foundation
GAVI CEO delivers post-MDG vision for role of vaccines in global health.
29 April 2013
Launch ceremony for introduction of pentavalent vaccine - Mogadishu, Somalia
On 24 April 2013, Somalia’s Ministry of Health hosted a special ceremony in Mogadishu to mark the introduction of the five-in-one pentavalent vaccine into the national routine immunisation programme.
24 April 2013
Children in Somalia to receive new vaccination against deadly diseases
The Somali authorities launch a new five-in-one-vaccine against several potentially fatal childhood diseases, which could save thousands of lives [Somali].
18 April 2013
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.
07 December 2012
Hans Rosling at the Partners' Forum
Professor Hans Rosling, co-founder of the Gapminder Foundation, doctor and professor of international health at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden, presents "Immunisation and Development" at the Plenary Session Partners’ Forum in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.
28 November 2012
27 – Friday plenary
Partners Forum 2012 - Session summary. In this Decade of Vaccines, the Partners Forum discussions are centred on four of its founding principles-Results, Innovation, Sustainability and Equity.
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
12 July 2012
DPR Korea introduces pentavalent vaccine
Democratic People’s Republic of Korea will continue to co-finance GAVI vaccines.
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.
26 September 2011
Vaccine protects refugee children entering Kenya from killer pneumonia
Following its introduction in Kenya, the pneumococcal vaccine is now protecting refugees from Somalia in Dadaab refugee camp.
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.
10 June 2011
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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