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GAVI is committed to giving all children a good start in life by delivering life-saving vaccines to the poorest countries of the world.
Our promise for girls is to deliver vaccines which can directly benefit their health: human papillomavirus vaccines against cervical cancer and rubella vaccines against congenital rubella syndrome.
For girls in the developing world, a healthy childhood and adolescence is a key to a bright future. Everyday is International Women’s Day.
Professor Ian Frazer discusses his invention of the HPV vaccine against cervical cancer
Read Seth Berkely's full blog post
08 March 2012
GAVI recognised for work to accelerate introduction of HPV vaccines in developing countries
17 March 2016
Immunisation as the gateway to health: why women hold the key in Pakistan
Gavi’s Deputy CEO Anuradha Gupta reflects on gender-related barriers to immunisation in Pakistan
11 December 2014
Dr Flavia Bustreo appointed Vice Chair of Gavi Board
WHO Assistant Director-General will also chair the Board’s Governance Committee.
04 November 2013
Ghana to vaccinate girls against HPV with GAVI support
School girls in four districts to be immunised against leading cause of cervical cancer.
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.
04 April 2011
GAVI support kicks-off a healthy start into life for Congolese children
On 4 April the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) joined the set of six countries that use the new vaccine against pneumococcus to protect their children.
10 January 2012
Gender-related barriers to vaccination services-information note
Guidance on how to include gender in health system strengthening funding requests based on national health strategies, using the GAVI-Global Fund joint Funding Request Template.
01 December 2014
Gavi Gender Policy FAQ
Gavi Gender Policy Frequently asked questions.
22 November 2013
GAVI Alliance Gender Policy
The goal of the GAVI Alliance Gender Policy is to increase immunisation coverage by supporting countries to overcome gender-related barriers to accessing immunisation services and to promote equity of access and utilisation for all girls and boys, women and men to immunisation and related health services that respond to their different health needs.
Laos' efforts to stop rubella and measles for good
In November 2011, Laos is introducing rubella vaccine for the first time. During a two-phase campaign, Laos plans to immunise more than three million young people with the combined vaccine for measles and rubella ("MR" vaccine), offering protection against two preventable diseases.
The toll of cervical cancer
Approximately 275,000 women die every year from cervical cancer with 88% occurring in developing countries, but HPV vaccines offer protection against 70% of all cervical cancer cases
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