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04 December 2014

EA Paediatricians

East Africa paediatricians speak with one voice for vaccines

Paediatricians from eastern Africa call on local and global leaders to invest more in life-saving immunisation.

04 December 2014


World cancer leaders call for a fully funded Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance

Cancer leaders call on donors and foundations to fully fund Gavi. Cost-effective, hepatitis B and HPV vaccines are essential to fight the rising tide of liver and cervical cancer cases.

28 November 2014

Senegal rotavirus launch PM Harper

Senegalese children getting a healthy start in life

One year on from the pneumococcal vaccine launch Senegal introduces the rotavirus vaccine, helping counter the deadly toll of pneumonia and diarrhoea.

24 November 2014


Gavi congratulates Germany on Future Charter

Document sets out ambitions for the future global engagement.

29 October 2014

Bareilly India visit

India's immunisation milestone: national action, global impact

India has the largest number of unimmunised children in the world: 6.8 million or roughly a third of the world’s total. From November 2014, and with help from Gavi, India will begin making the 5-in-1 pentavalent vaccine free for all infants.  With 27 million children born in India each year, increasing immunisation coverage here should significantly reduce global child mortality rates.

02 October 2014

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Taking action at the 69th UNGA

Global health events throughout General Assembly week featured Gavi leadership and highlighted the impact of immunisation.

27 September 2014

Global Citizen Festival 2014

Child immunisation featured at New York concert

Gavi takes centre stage during live TV broadcast of Global Citizen Festival that brings together world leaders, celebrities and everyday people.

26 September 2014

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Liberia champions childhood vaccines and Gavi at UN General Assembly

African leaders express support to the Vaccine Alliance with goal of reaching every child.

05 August 2014

Niger’s Minister of Health administers one of the first doses of vaccine to an infant.

Niger tackles its two biggest child killers with Gavi support

Life-saving pneumococcal and rotavirus vaccines are to be provided to all Niger’s children.

30 July 2014

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5-in-1 vaccine now in all 73 poorest countries

Introductions target successfully achieved – work still to be done on increasing coverage.

07 July 2014

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Protecting the herd from pneumococcal disease

New research suggests pneumococcal conjugate vaccine can protect vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals in the developing world

01 July 2014

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Immunisation insights at Maternal, Newborn & Child Health Partners’ Forum

Johannesburg forum brings together leading experts in maternal and child health.

25 June 2014

USAID event June 2014 - Seth Berkley

US summit on child survival puts spotlight on immunisation

Global health community celebrates progress and commits to maternal and child health at USAID event in Washington.

18 June 2014


GAVI Alliance receives C$ 20 million from Canada to support immunisation supply chain strategy

Funding aligned with Canadian PM Harper’s initiative to improve maternal, newborn and child health.

01 June 2014

Dr. Ciro de Quadros

Remembering Dr. Ciro de Quadros, advocate for vaccines

The global health community loses a hero and leader in the effort to eradicate polio, smallpox and measles

30 May 2014

Seth Berkley with Ban Ki-moon

UN Secretary-General champions GAVI’s life-saving mission

Ban Ki-moon emphasises investment in vaccines as key to achieving UN Millennium Development Goals

29 May 2014

Seth Berkley at Canada MNCH summit

Global summit looks to immunisation to save millions of lives

Canadian PM Harper calls on countries to invest politically, financially to improve maternal, newborn and child health

23 May 2014


Developing countries back ambitious GAVI plans to help immunise 300 million children

Ghana and GAVI host successful event at World Health Assembly.

20 May 2014


ONE and ACTION kick off advocacy campaigns for immunisation

Global advocacy groups ONE and ACTION on Tuesday launch campaigns calling on donors to respond generously to the GAVI Alliance replenishment round for 2016 – 2020

20 May 2014

Brussels 1 Jose Barroso

European Commission announces increased pledge to GAVI Alliance as Replenishment begins

European Commission kickstarts GAVI Alliance Replenishment process with landmark contribution at high-level Brussels meeting.

20 May 2014

Brussels Andrew Witty

GSK commits to five-year price freeze for GAVI graduating countries

CEO Sir Andrew Witty outlines commitment to supporting countries as they move forward.

20 May 2014

Thomas Silberhorn

Germany to host GAVI Alliance replenishment meeting in 2015

Announcement made at official launch of Alliance’s replenishment process in Brussels.

20 May 2014

Reasons to invest

Reasons to invest in the GAVI Alliance

From singers and Presidents to Ministers and advocates, GAVI Alliance supporters explain why they are backing the Alliance’s vision for 2020

09 May 2014


African business leaders and the GAVI Alliance discuss partnering up

CEO breakfast at WEF Africa puts spotlight on role of private sector partnerships in vaccinating children in Africa.

09 May 2014

IATI 2014

Transparency essential for better development

International Aid Transparency Initiative recognises GAVI Alliance in its 2nd Annual Report.

24 April 2014

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Value of Vaccines article published in the Lancet Global Health

For World Immunization Week, GAVI Alliance-led article by 29 leading global health experts asks ‘What is the full value of vaccination’?

24 April 2014

H.E. Dr Mulatu Teshome

President of Ethiopia supports GAVI’s mission to reach all children with vaccines

H.E. Dr Mulatu Teshome becomes immunisation champion.

15 April 2014

Ban Ki-moon for GAVI in Bangladesh

The GAVI Alliance lauded as a example of truly global partnership

UN Secretary-General highlights the Alliance at high-level meeting on effective development cooperation.

27 March 2014

Public-private partnerships hold key to reducing child mortality

Public-private partnerships hold key to reducing child mortality

GAVI Alliance CEO Seth Berkley participates in discussion ahead of global summit on maternal, newborn and child health.

25 March 2014

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GAVI-supported Pneumo and Rota studies published

Reviews highlight effectiveness of pneumococcal vaccine dosing schedule and importance of rotavirus surveillance.

17 March 2014

Norwegian Parliament HPV seminar

Norway raises the alarm on “silent killer” cervical cancer

Oslo seminar highlights critical role of human papillomavirus vaccine in fighting cervical cancer in developing countries.

28 February 2014

Poliomyelitis vaccination and immunization, Ethiopia

GAVI Alliance complements global polio eradication effort

Countries eligible for GAVI Alliance support invited to apply for funding for inactivated polio vaccine until 2015.

27 January 2014

Bangladesh launches major vaccination campaign against measles and rubella

Bangladesh Prime Minister launches country’s largest ever measles-rubella campaign

52 million children will be protected against two life-threatening diseases.

24 January 2014

Davos CEO breakfast

Private sector partnerships prove critical to vaccinating children in poorest countries

GAVI Matching Fund raises US$ 152 million with support from corporations and foundations.

10 January 2014

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Liberia begins protecting its children against pneumococcal disease

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf joins celebrations in Monrovia.


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