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03 December 2009

Study shows better health buys long-term wealth in developing countries

Goldman Sachs research paper, entitled "Health Buys Wealth", shows cost-benefits of investing in health.

18 November 2009

Statements at opening plenary session of Fourth GAVI Alliance Partners' Forum

GAVI Board Chair Mary Robinson, Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Dr Margaret Chan, Director--General, WHO, Her Royal Highness Princess Cristina of Spain and GAVI CEO Julian Lob-Levyt speak at the opening plenary session of Fourth GAVI Alliance Partners' Forum.

17 November 2009

GAVI Alliance Board appoints new Vice-Chair

The GAVI Alliance Board today appointed Dr Jaime Sepulveda, Director of the Integrated Health Solutions Development programme at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, as its new Vice-Chair.

09 November 2009

GAVI welcomes WHO report on women and health

Statement by Julian Lob-Levyt, Chief Executive Officer of the GAVI Alliance, on the release of the WHO report “Women and health: today’s evidence, tomorrow’s agenda”.

15 October 2009

European Development Days - debate on health MDGs

For this year's European Development Days (Stockholm, 22-24 October), GAVI, together with Global Fund to Fight HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, UNAIDS, the Stop AIDS Alliance, and AIDS Accountability International, will organise a debate entitled: “Can the Health MDGs still be met in times of crisis?”

15 October 2009

UNICEF and WHO report raises alarm about diarrhoea threat to child health

GAVI applauds UNICEF and WHO for sounding the alarm about a deadly yet neglected scourge with today’s publication of a new joint report, ‘Diarrhoea: Why Children Are Still Dying and What Can Be Done’.

12 October 2009

Statement by Helen Evans on the State of the World’s Vaccines and Immunization Report 2009

This new report shows the impressive progress in immunisation that has been achieved over the last decade, in great part thanks to the GAVI Alliance, which includes among its members WHO, UNICEF, the World Bank, and the Gates Foundation, as well as donor and developing country governments, private industry and civil society.

12 October 2009

Pneumococcal AMC receives four offers from vaccine manufacturers

The AMC Secretariat is pleased to announce that four suppliers have made offers to supply vaccines under the Pneumococcal Advance Market Commitment.

23 September 2009

GAVI Alliance welcomes new funding to strengthen health systems

GAVI welcomes a series of new financing measures for global health worth upto US$5.3 billion which will save the lives of millions of women and children in developing countries.

21 August 2009

GAVI congratulates PATH on humanitarian prize

The GAVI Alliance congratulates its partner organisation PATH for being awarded this year’s Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize, one of the world’s most renowned humanitarian awards.


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