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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.

  • Author(s):
  • Gavi
  • Total pages:
  • 4

18 December 2014

Risk policy

The Risk policy provides an overarching framework for Gavi’s risk management approach. It sets out principles for risk management and provides definitions of risk concepts and risk categories. It includes a risk appetite statement which sets the tone for how much risk Gavi is willing to accept in different areas of its strategy and operations. It serves as a basis for dialogue within the Alliance on risk and trade-offs to inform risk management and decision-making.

01 December 2014

Gavi Gender Policy FAQ

Gavi Gender Policy Frequently asked questions.

  • Author(s):
  • Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance
  • Total pages:
  • 3

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.

  • Author(s):
  • GAVI Alliance

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.

  • Author(s):
  • GAVI Alliance
  • Total pages:
  • 15

18 March 2013

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.

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.

  • Author(s):
  • GAVI Alliance
  • Total pages:
  • 2

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.

  • Author(s):
  • GAVI Alliance
  • Total pages:
  • 6

12 June 2012

GAVI Alliance Conflict of Interest Policy

The purpose of this policy is to protect the reputation and integrity of GAVI’s decision-making processes, particularly in regard to the allocation and disbursement of resources, by establishing procedures to identify, evaluate and address any real or potential conflicts that may arise from time to time. In addition to Board members, members of the Secretariat and others involved in decision-making processes on behalf of GAVI will be expected to abide by the provisions of this policy.

  • Author(s):
  • GAVI Alliance
  • Total pages:
  • 6

12 June 2012

GAVI Alliance Ethics Policy

GAVI Alliance Ethics Policy Version No.: 1.0 Page 1 /8 DOCUMENT ADMINISTRATION VERSION NUMBER APPROVAL PROCESS DATE 1.0 Prepared by: Debbie Adams, Managing Director, Law and Governance Reviewed by: GAVI Governance Committee 14 May 2012 Approved by: GAVI Alliance Board 12 June 2012 Effective from: 12 June 2012 Review: A

  • Author(s):
  • GAVI Alliance
  • Total pages:
  • 8

01 January 2011

GAVI Alliance Graduation Policy

The GAVI Alliance graduation policy sets out the process and procedures for “graduation”, which outlines the transition from the time a country’s per capita income exceeds the GAVI eligibility threshold, and therefore the country is no longer eligible to apply for GAVI support, to the point that existing GAVI support ends.

01 January 2011

GAVI Alliance Country Eligibility Policy

The GAVI Alliance country eligibility policy sets out the eligibility criteria that GAVI uses to determine which countries can apply for support at a specific point in time. The policy further outlines the programme filters which determine the requirements for accessing support for certain vaccines.

01 December 2010

GAVI Alliance Revised Co-financing Policy

The GAVI Alliance co-financing policy’s objective is to put countries on a trajectory towards financial sustainability in order to prepare them for phasing out of GAVI support for new vaccines. It recognises that the time frame for attaining financial sustainability will vary across countries; therefore the intermediate objective of this policy is to enhance country ownership of vaccine financing.

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 (русский)

Политика ГАВИ в области транспарентности и подотчетности (ПТП) Вопросы и ответы для стран, имеющих право на получение помощи от ГАВИ 1. Вопрос: Почему ГАВИ приступил к реализации этой новой политики? Ответ: ГАВИ существенно увеличил объем прямой помощи правительствам развивающихся стран в форме наличных средств. ГАВИ р

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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