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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

World AIDS day

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

Waiting for protection2

Rotavirus deaths remain unacceptably high

Rotavirus-related diarrhoea kills mostly in developing countries, but vaccine roll outs have begun.

24 October 2011

World Polio Day - Nepal 2008

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

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf pledging conf 700

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

UICC logo

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

Sudan statement image Ethiopia

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

Pledging Kevin Rudd

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

JP Morgan

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

Cervical Cancer Ribbbon

The fight against cervical cancer

Statement by the GAVI Alliance interim CEO, Helen Evans.

25 April 2011

One day malaria will be vaccine-preventable

Statement by the GAVI Alliance interim CEO, Helen Evans.

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

Alex Palacios

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

Rajiv Shah, USAID

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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