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23 January 2015

Dagfinn Høybråten, 
Board Chair, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance

Biography of Dagfinn Høybråten, Chair of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance Board.

15 August 2013

Factsheet: Rotavirus disease

GAVI's support for the introduction of the rotavirus vaccine into national immunisation programmes targets the leading cause of death due to diarrhoea in children under five in low-income countries. [French]

18 July 2013

Factsheet: Measles and rubella

2013 marks a dramatic shift in the health of mothers and infants. For the first time GAVI is addressing measles and rubella simultaneously. This is a major step in accelerating global progress to controll two life-threatening diseases with a cost-effective vaccine.

18 July 2013

Factsheet: Pneumococcal disease

GAVI's support for the introduction of the pneumococcal vaccine into national immunisation programmes tackles diseases that claim the lives of more than a million people every year, including more than half a million children before their fifth birthday, mainly in low-income countries. [Spanish] [French]

18 April 2013

Factsheet: Shaping vaccine markets

Maintaining a healthy vaccine market is at the core of the GAVI Alliance mission and business model. As a result, GAVI has a strategic goal to shape markets to make sure a sufficient supply of high-quality and appropriate vaccines is available to developing countries at low and sustainable prices.

26 November 2012

Factsheet: Co-Financing vaccines

Co-financing is a cornerstone of the GAVI Alliance’s commitment to building country ownership and ensuring the sustainability of vaccine funding. It is a driving principle in the funding of vaccines and is a core element of GAVI’s financing goal in the 2011-2015 strategy.

23 November 2012

Factsheet: Advance Market Commitment

Learn about Advance Market Commitment, including the pilot AMC for pneumococcal vaccines.

23 November 2012

23 November 2012

Factsheet: Equity in immunisation

GAVI’s mission – to save children’s lives and protect people’s health by increasing access to immunisation in poor countries – is underpinned by the basic tenet of equity. Access to the benefits of vaccines should not depend on where in the world a child is born.

22 November 2012

Factsheet: GAVI collaboration with civil society

Civil society organisations (CSOs) have a long history of involvement in public health and have proven to be particularly successful in reaching marginalised populations and people in remote areas, especially through community mobilisation. [French]

23 February 2012

Factsheet: Protecting women's and children's health

Learn about the inextricable link between child and maternal mortality, and how an integrated approach can accelerate progress towards achieving the health Millennium Development Goals. [Deutsch]

  • Publisher:
  • Gavi

07 September 2011

Factsheet: vaccines and non-communicable diseases

Non-communicable diseases ( NCDs ) are the leading causes of death globally. NCDs killed 36 million people in 2008, representing 63 % of global deaths, principally from cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, cancer and chronic respiratory infections. [German] [French]
 

01 August 2011

Factsheet: Health system strengthening

Learn about GAVI's involvement in health system strengthening. [French]

 

02 May 2011

Factsheet: Investing in vaccines

If fully funded, GAVI can accelerate access to new vaccines that will save a further four million lives by 2015. [French]

08 December 2010

Factsheet: A decade of saving lives

The GAVI Alliance was launched in 2000, at a time when the distribution of vaccines to children in the poorest parts of the world had begun to falter. [French]

  • Publisher:
  • Gavi

01 October 2009

Factsheet: GAVI's Accelerated Vaccine Introduction Initiative

GAVI launched the AVI initiative in January 2009 to facilitate the rapid and large-scale introduction of pneumococcal and rotavirus vaccines in GAVI-eligible countries and to establish a platform for future introduction of other new vaccines.

  • Publisher:
  • Gavi
 



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