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Explore in-depth feature stories from 2011 illustrating the impact of Gavi and its partners.
06 January 2012
Anglo American donates US$ 1 million for GAVI immunisation programmes
22 December 2011
Q and A with Helen Evans on GAVI challenges and opportunities
In this special Q and A, GAVI’s Deputy CEO Helen Evans discusses the challenges and opportunities facing the Alliance after last June’s successful replenishment process.
21 December 2011
Malawian mothers: three tales of suffering and hope
Three women explain how they lost babies to pneumonia because they live too far from health centres. Pneumococcal vaccine, now part of Malawi's immunisation programme, could have prevented their children's premature deaths.
29 November 2011
International Vaccine Institute and GAVI to step up cooperation
Seth Berkley and Dr. Christian Loucq meet in Seoul, South Korea.
17 November 2011
Bangladeshi schoolgirl stars in GAVI film on immunisation success story
11-year-old Saleha Akhter becomes film narrator for a day to explain unprecedented vaccination rate
15 November 2011
HPV vaccine key to Every Woman Every Child, says UN Secretary General
Human papillomavirus vaccine will spare millions of women from threat of cervical cancer.
26 September 2011
Vaccine protects refugee children entering Kenya from killer pneumonia
Following its introduction in Kenya, the pneumococcal vaccine is now protecting refugees from Somalia in Dadaab refugee camp.
21 September 2011
Private sector engagement crucial for improving women’s and children’s health
Positive role of public-private partnerships helping to save 16 million lives through Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health.
19 September 2011
UN Foundation launches A Shot at Life
The United Nations Foundation has launched 'Shot@Life', a campaign aiming to expand access to lifesaving vaccines for children in developing countries.
03 August 2011
Seth Berkley starts work as new GAVI CEO
Former IAVI leader starts work as GAVI's third Chief Executive Officer, ready to lead the Alliance's ambitious five-year plans to introduce new vaccines against pneumococcal and rotavirus diseases, Meningitis A, HPV, rubella and Japanese encephalitis.
12 June 2011
GAVI's Pledging Conference gets off to a flying start
A number of public and private donors came forward with contributions to GAVI’s life saving mission this evening, ahead of tomorrow’s first GAVI Alliance pledging conference for immunisation.
07 June 2011
Cures are wonderful; prevention would be even better
Doune Porter, PATH, reports from Sierra Leone, where diseases such as diarrhoea, pneumonia, and malaria, often combined with malnutrition, take the heaviest toll on young children.
12 May 2011
Ten questions for Seth Berkley
GAVI's incoming CEO, Seth Berkley, provides an insight into his commitment to immunisation and his vision for the future of 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.
22 March 2011
Immunisation key to cancer prevention
One fifth of all cases of cancer are caused by chronic infections like hepatitis B and human papillomavirus (HPV) but vaccines exist to prevent both diseases.
08 March 2011
GAVI joins forces on International Women’s Day to call for rapid introduction of anti-cancer vaccine
On the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day, the GAVI Alliance and Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) called for HPV vaccines to be made available to women and girls living in the poorest countries of the world.
16 February 2011
GAVI's vaccine programmes a breakthrough in child health
In this exclusive commentary piece for GAVI, Canadian MP and physician Dr. Keith Martin underlines the public health value of vaccines in tackling pneumonia in developing countries.
31 January 2011
Letter by GAVI Board Chair, Dagfinn Høybråten, January 2011
Dagfinn Høybråten outlines his priorities to ensure that GAVI continues to succeed in saving lives through immunisation.
29 January 2011
Introduction of pneumococcal vaccines in Yemen
Doune Porter, PATH, writes about the historic roll-out of the pneumococcal vaccine in Yemen.
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