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Videos from 2013 showcasing the work of the Vaccine Alliance and its partners.
16 December 2013
Burundi launches a new vaccine against rotavirus diarrhoea
Burundi became on December 16, 2013 the 19th GAVI eligible country to introduce in its routine immunisation programme antirotavirus vaccine. Rotavirus is the leading cause of severe and often fatal diarrhoea among under five children. In Burundi, diarrhoea causes approximately 15 percent of deaths in children less than five years of age. By 2015, GAVI with the support of its donors and partners plan to support the introduction of this vaccine in more than 30 countries.
11 December 2013
Animation: Why Invest in Vaccines
Vaccines do far more than protect health; they also protect people’s incomes and savings, and promote economic growth. Find out how.
19 November 2013
GAVI Alliance: Supporting Cambodia's immunisation programme
In this three-minute film, GAVI Alliance partners in Cambodia including the Health Minister, health workers and representatives from UNICEF and the World Health Organization explain how GAVI's support is boosting routine immunisation coverage and campaigns against diseases like measles and rubella. First shown at the GAVI Alliance Board meeting in Phnom Penh in November 2013.
30 October 2013
Professor Hans Rosling: Immunisation trends and child survival
Professor Hans Rosling delivers a presentation highlighting trends in immunisation, vaccine development and child survival, during the GAVI Alliance Mid-Term Review meeting, 30 October 2013.
30 September 2013
Seth Berkley talks about life-saving vaccines at the Global Citizens Festival
GAVI CEO Seth Berkley joins Jeffrey Sachs of The Earth Institute and actress Olivia Wilde at the 2013 Global Citizens Festival in Central Park, New York to support Sachs' campaign to train and deploy one million community health workers across sub-Saharan Africa “who will help deliver vaccines to keep people healthy”. Over 60,000 attended the concert organised by Global Poverty Project (www.globalpovertyproject.com).
02 August 2013
The GAVI Matching Fund is a major private sector programme designed to raise US$ 260 million for immunisation by the end of 2015. Learn how the Matching Fund doubles private donation impact.
11 July 2013
Lions Club International and GAVI announce Matching Fund partnership
Watch Lions Clubs International Foundation Chair Wing-Kun Tam and GAVI's Managing Director for Innovative Finance David Ferreira announce their organisations' new partnership to protect tens of millions of children against measles . The announcement was made at the Lions Clubs' annual convention in Hamburg, Germany.
20 March 2013
Rwanda measles-rubella vaccine campaign
Rwanda, through the supporters of GAVI Alliance, WHO, UNICEF and other members of the Measles-rubella Initiative, is rolling out a new dual measles-rubella vaccine aimed at immunising 5 millon children.
This is the story 37 year old Giovance,mother of five, and her decision to get all her children immunised with the MR vaccine.
31 January 2013
Vaccinating school girls against HPV in Rwanda
Rwanda was the first African country to introduce HPV vaccines, immunising school girls nationwide with donated vaccines. In 2014 GAVI will support this programme with a sustainable supply of paid for HPV vaccines. This short film follows the third round of HPV vaccination in October 2012.
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