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07 December 2016

Gavi Board Travel Policy

This policy sets out the criteria for travel reimbursement and support for the Board members, Alternate Board members and Committee delegates for Gavi related travel.

01 December 2016

Gavi Self-procurement policy

Assuring quality vaccines and immunisation products for countries that procure their own products with Gavi funds.

30 November 2016

Self procurement FAQ

The self procurement policy aims to ensure quality vaccines and related safety injection supplies for countries that choose to self-procure. The policy requires that only vaccines and related injection safety supplies (auto-disable syringes, syringes and needle disposal boxes) that meet international expectations of assured quality can be procured using GAVI funds. This document provides guidance on frequently asked questions.

21 September 2016

Gavi Health System and Immunisation Strengthening Support Framework

This Framework sets out the principles and several essential requirements for Gavi’s Health System and Immunisation Strengthening (HSIS) support.

01 October 2015

Risk policy operational framework

The operational framework describes the structures and processes of Gavi’s risk management approach as conceptualised in the Risk Policy.

01 October 2015

Risk policy results framework

The results framework presents the process by which the objectives of the Risk Policy will be achieved.

01 October 2015

Risk policy

The risk policy forms the overarching framework for Gavi’s risk management approach, which is embedded across the Secretariat in various structures and processes for risk monitoring, reporting and mitigation.

01 October 2015

Risk policy FAQ

Frequently asked questions about the Gavi risk policy.

01 October 2015

Risk appetite statement

The risk appetite statement ‘sets the tone’ for how much risk the organisation is willing to take, makes explicit any tensions, trade-offs, or contradictions around risk-taking and risk tolerance within an organisation, and provides a platform for discussion to inform decisions on strategies and investments.

13 July 2015

Gavi Co-financing policy

The overall objective of the co-financing policy is to increase country financing of Gavi supported vaccines in order to facilitate the transition out of Gavi support.

07 July 2015

Gavi Eligibility and Transition Policy

The purpose of this policy is to set out the criteria – and related terms, processes and procedures - that determine which countries are eligible, and when, to apply for and receive different forms of Gavi support as they transition along a continuum of economic development to the point that all Gavi support ends.

06 March 2015

Gavi Access to Information Policy

The purpose of this policy is to enhance Gavi’s accountability towards Alliance partners and stakeholders, as well as the general public who may be interested in Gavi’s work, by providing access to the information that will enable Gavi partners and stakeholders to understand its governance, strategies, policies and activities.

01 December 2014

Gavi Gender Policy FAQ

Gavi Gender Policy Frequently asked questions.

22 April 2014

GAVI Alliance Prioritisation Mechanism

The prioritisation mechanism guides GAVI's funding decisions when resources are restricted by enabling the ranking of country proposals recommended for funding by the Independent Review Committee (IRC) for new and underused vaccine support (NVS).

01 January 2014

Transparency and Accountability Policy

The goal of GAVI’s Transparency and Accountability Policy is to ensure that all GAVI support at country level is managed in a transparent and accountable manner through systems that include appropriate oversight mechanisms and that the support is used according to the programme objectives as outlined in individual country agreements.

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.

02 April 2013

GAVI Alliance Vaccine introduction grants and operational support for campaigns policy

GAVI provides a cash grant to countries ahead of each new vaccine introduction to facilitate the timely and effective implementation of critical preparation activities in the national vaccine introduction plan. GAVI also provides cash support to cover a share of the delivery cost of vaccination campaigns. These are one-time GAVI investments expected to cover a share of the necessary activities with the remainder being funded by the government and partners, if necessary.

01 April 2013

GAVI Alliance Procurement Policy

This Procurement Policy sets out the policies and practices applicable to the procurement of goods and services necessary to fulfill Alliance Work-plan activities. The objectives are to promote the prudent use of funds through sound business practices that include standard procedures, quality control, contract management, performance reporting and accurate record-keeping and reporting.

05 March 2013

Fragility and immunisation - a country by country approach

The aim of GAVI’s Fragility and immunisation- a country by country approach is to allow GAVI to work with our partners to strengthen our focus on countries that require more intensive support and attention. Introducing greater flexibility will enable GAVI to better respond to long and short term challenges faced by these countries.

05 March 2013

GAVI country focused approach FAQs

The aim of GAVI’s Fragility and immunisation- a country by country approach is to allow GAVI to work with our partners to strengthen our focus on countries that require more intensive support and attention. Introducing greater flexibility will enable GAVI to better respond to long and short term challenges faced by these countries. This document provides guidance on frequently asked questions.

21 January 2013

GAVI Alliance Whistleblower Policy

GAVI Alliance Board members and staff must observe high standards of professional and personal ethics and are encouraged to make disclosures to help protect the organisation and donor assets entrusted to GAVI’s care. For these reasons, GAVI must maintain an environment where it can receive, retain, and address concerns and complaints. The purpose of this Whistleblower Policy is to provide a mechanism by which these concerns may be raised free of discrimination, retaliation, or harassment.

01 July 2012

GAVI Alliance Evaluation Policy

The purpose of GAVI’s Evaluation Policy is to guide to its evaluation activities and the development of a multi-year evaluation plan. The policy is aligned with the norms and standards for evaluation approved by OECD/DAC.

12 June 2012

Gavi Ethics policy

The ethics policy ensures standards of ethical conduct for activities of any member of the Secretariat, Board and Advisory Bodies.

12 June 2012

Gavi Conflict of interest policy

Gavi's conflict of interest policy protects the integrity of Gavi's decision-making processes, particularly in regard to the allocation and disbursement of resources.

08 July 2011

Gavi Delegation of Authority Policy

The purpose of this policy is to outline delegations to the officers that the Board may accord in line with Article 6 of the Gavi By-laws, including in respect of further authorities officers may make to members of the Secretariat.

17 June 2010

GAVI Alliance Document Retention Policy

This policy governs the preservation and, where applicable, permissible destruction of certain GAVI Alliance documents. It is intended to meet recognised practices and accounting standards for retention periods and to provide guidance on the circumstances which could require longer or indefinite periods of document preservation.

01 January 2010

GAVI Alliance Vaccine Donation Policy

The GAVI Alliance vaccine donation policy governs GAVI’s position towards in-kind donations of vaccines, and other health products used in the delivery of vaccines (e.g. injection safety equipment, needles).

19 June 2009

GAVI’s Transparency & Accountability Policy: Q&A for GAVI-eligible countries

This document answers 19 frequently asked questions about GAVI's Transparency and Accountability Policy, including: why has GAVI introduced the new policy; what will the policy apply to; and what are the objectives of the financial management assessment, etc.

01 June 2008

GAVI Alliance Transparency and Accountability Policy: Implementation Plan

The GAVI Secretariat has worked to develop an implementation plan for the approved Transparency and Accountability Policy (TAP), with extensive feedback from development partners and GAVI eligible countries. The implementation plan for the TAP is based on four core components: strengthened application, reporting and review procedures; the financial management assessment; the early warning systems; protocol to respond to misuse of GAVI funds.


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