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11 October 2021

Vigne des Nations: 2020 vintage awarded to Gavi by Geneva Canton, for its action for global health

This Monday morning, 11 October, Mr Serge Dal Busco, President of the Council of State of Geneva, symbolically awarded the parcel of the Vigne des Nations to Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. This recognition honours the commitment of this organisation…

11 October 2021

First Swiss-donated doses ship to Sierra Leone, as part of 4 million dose pledge

The first shipment of a Swiss donation of 4 million doses has arrived in Sierra Leone, with 24,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine touching down in Freetown on 9 October 2021.

6 October 2021

Gavi, Unitaid and the Global Fund welcome WHO recommendation for world’s first malaria vaccine

WHO recommendation for wider use of the RTS,S malaria vaccine is largely based on data gathered during malaria vaccine pilots which took place in Kenya, Ghana and Malawi

COVAX vaccine roll-out

>365 million COVAX vaccines shipped
OWP
144 participants

As of 15 Oct 2021

COVAX Facility

Gavi is co-leading COVAX, the vaccines pillar of the Access to COVID-19 Tools (ACT) Accelerator. This involves coordinating the COVAX Facility, a global risk-sharing mechanism for pooled procurement and equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines.

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The COVID-19 vaccine race

Pre-clinical
194vaccines
are being explored in lab experiments and animals
PHASE 1
40 vaccines
are undergoing safety tests in healthy young individuals
Phase 2
35vaccines
are being tested in broader groups of people
Phase 3
34vaccines
are in large international trials to test their impact on COVID-19
IN USE
21vaccines
are currently being offered to the general population
Phase 4
8vaccines
are being monitored in the wider population after being approved

Source: WHO

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COVID-19 vaccines

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Accurate, evidence-based information about COVID-19 vaccines to provide people with essential facts about the vaccines that will help end this crisis.

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#VaccinesWork

Vaccines are one of the most successful and cost-effective health investments in history with wider benefits that accrue across a lifetime.

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Vaccines are one of the most successful and cost-effective health investments in history with wider benefits that accrue across a lifetime.

Keep informed about the latest topics in global health, including top stories related to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

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15 October 2021

Convincing nomadic populations to get the jab in Northern Kenya

For the Gosha community, vaccines are not only protecting them from COVID-19, but are also bringing development to their area.

15 October 2021

Ten climate actions that could boost human health

Ahead of the COP26 climate summit, the World Health Organisation flags ten priority actions necessary to protect human and planetary health.

15 October 2021

Pandemica, a world where the pandemic goes on forever

Welcome to Pandemica, a world where twice as many people die and life as we once knew it does not return for anyone.

Supported countries

Supported Countries

Our impact

Syringe >822 million children immunised
First aid locator >14 million future deaths prevented
Transitioned 16 countries transitioned from Gavi support
Billions >150 US$ billion in economic benefits for countries (2000–2017)
Children 85% of the world's children reached by routine immunisation

Our mission: save lives and protect people's health

Saving lives and protecting people’s health by increasing equitable and sustainable use of vaccines.

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Saving lives and protecting people’s health by increasing equitable and sustainable use of vaccines.

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Our partners

Gavi draws on the skills of a variety of partners, combining the technical expertise of the development community with the business know-how of the private sector.

Meet the Vaccine Alliance partners

Gavi draws on the skills of a variety of partners, combining the technical expertise of the development community with the business know-how of the private sector.

Meet the Vaccine Alliance partners

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