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22 December 2011
GAVI appreciation for FY2012 appropriations passed by US Congress
GAVI Alliance expresses its deep appreciation for an increase in funding secured in the Fiscal Year 2012 omnibus spending bill passed by the US Congress on 17 December.
01 December 2011
GAVI role in achieving world free from AIDS
CEO Seth Berkley says that GAVI stands ready to play its role in achieving a world with zero new HIV infections and zero AID-s related deaths.
25 October 2011
Rotavirus deaths remain unacceptably high
Rotavirus-related diarrhoea kills
mostly in developing countries, but vaccine roll outs have begun.
24 October 2011
Polio eradication will highlight the power of immunisation
Feared for centuries because of the death
and paralysis it causes, polio is finally on the edge of eradication.
19 October 2011
GAVI lifts suspension of its cash support to Mali
The Malian Government has fully reimbursed GAVI the amount of US$ 563,000 that was misused during the period 2008-2010.
18 October 2011
New promise of a malaria vaccine
New results published today in the New England Journal of Medicine about a large-scale Phase III trial conducted in seven African countries of the malaria vaccine candidate RTS,S deserve a hearty round of applause.
07 October 2011
GAVI congratulates Nobel Peace Prize winner
The GAVI Alliance congratulates Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on winning the Nobel Peace Prize.
15 September 2011
GAVI welcomes new data on falling child mortality
UN Inter-agency report says prioritisation needed on tackling major killers of children such as pneumonia and diarrhoea
17 August 2011
Panacea Biotec “Easyfive” pentavalent vaccine loses WHO prequalification
GAVI Alliance partners do not expect any major disruption in 2011 to supplies of pentavalent vaccines following today’s announcement by the World Health Organization (WHO) that it has delisted “Easyfive,” a pentavalent vaccine produced by Panacea Biotec.
08 August 2011
Update on audit of GAVI cash-based support to Zambia 2006-2009
In keeping with GAVI s policy on transparency in the oversight of cash-based programmes, its Deputy CEO recently updated the GAVI Board on the status of cash-based programmes in Zambia.
28 July 2011
GAVI and the Union for International Cancer Control to mark World Hepatitis Day
Every year, 600,000 people die from hepatitis B-related causes, the most serious type of viral hepatitis and a major cause of liver cancer. [German].
17 July 2011
Milestone in preventing child deaths from diarrhoea in Africa
GAVI Alliance supports African introduction of rotavirus vaccines against the leading cause of severe infant diarrhoea.
06 July 2011
GAVI welcomes Australian Review of Aid Effectiveness
Review commends GAVI’s critical work in providing life saving vaccines to children in the poorest countries, and for offering Australia a “proven, respected and innovative multilateral mechanism for further developing its interest in supporting countries in Africa, while at the same time minimizing the risk of aid fragmentation.”
01 July 2011
GAVI welcomes J.P. Morgan’s £1.5 million donation to new matching fund for immunisation
The GAVI Alliance applauds J.P. Morgan for its leadership and generosity in donating 1.5 million to a new Matching Fund for Immunisation.
09 June 2011
Developing nations take increasing responsibility for immunisation
Developing nations are making increasing financial commitments to the cost of childhood immunisation, a key foundation for social and economic development, the GAVI Alliance said ahead of a pledging conference on 13 June. [German]
19 May 2011
GAVI and Government of Mali resolve misuse of funds case
An investigation by the GAVI Alliance has concluded that US$ 563,000 was misused in two of its cash-based programmes in Mali.
18 May 2011
GAVI intervention under the GIVS agenda item
Managing Director, Programme Delivery, GAVI Alliance, Mercy Ahun, delivers a speech during the World Health Assembly, highlighting GAVI's contribution to the WHO's 'Global Immunization Vision and Strategy'.
09 May 2011
Healthy vaccine market at core of GAVI goals
Statement by GAVI Alliance Board Chair, Dagfinn Høybräten.
29 April 2011
We need to make rotavirus vaccines available to all children
Statement by the GAVI Alliance interim CEO, Helen Evans.
26 April 2011
The fight against cervical cancer
25 April 2011
One day malaria will be vaccine-preventable
20 April 2011
Immunisation week highlights progress and challenges ahead
Saving the life of even one small child is always a big success. As we celebrate this year’s immunisation week, which begins on 23 April, we congratulate the World Health Organisation and all GAVI Alliance partners on the millions of child lives saved through immunisation.
14 April 2011
US support urged to help fund GAVI's mission
Alex Palacios, GAVI Special Representative, delivers statement before the House Appropriations Sub-committee on State and Foreign Operations, United States House of Representatives Washington DC.
05 April 2011
Honduras tackles leading killer of children
Pneumococcal vaccines introduced in seventh GAVI-eligible country.
30 March 2011
GAVI Alliance steps up transparency on oversight of its cash programmes
To further increase transparency of the oversight of its cash-based support, the GAVI Alliance announced today that it will make public when it suspends a cash programme to investigate possible misuse of funds.
15 March 2011
GAVI Alliance and IFFIm offer condolences to people of Japan
Joint statement by GAVI Alliance Board Chair Dagfinn Høybråten and IFFIm Board Chair Alan Gillespie. Japanese
08 March 2011
International Women's Day - joint statement from the GAVI Alliance and the Union for International Cancer Control
GAVI and UICC (Union for International Cancer Control) join forces on International Women’s Day, 8 March 2011, to call for rapid introduction of anti-cancer vaccine.
15 February 2011
USAID Rajiv Shah highlights vaccines as quality investment
Presenting the David E. Barmes Global Health Lecture at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, USAID Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah underlined the public health impact of vaccines and the value of investing in GAVI.
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