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23 July 2021

First doses donated by Japan to COVAX reach lower-income countries

The first COVID-19 vaccine doses donated by Japan to the Gavi COVAX Advance Market Commitment (Gavi COVAX AMC) have been shipped, with first shipments set to arrive in Cambodia and Iran on Friday, 23 July, and Bangladesh on Saturday, 24 July.

16 July 2021

US-donated vaccine deliveries to Africa set to begin, with first deliveries planned to Burkina Faso, Djibouti, and Ethiopia

16 July 2021 – Following close collaboration between the African Union (AU)/ African Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT), COVAX and the United States Government, AU Member States are set to receive approximately 25 million COVID-19 vaccines to…

12 July 2021

Gavi signs agreements with Sinopharm and Sinovac for immediate supply to COVAX

Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance announced today that it had signed advance purchase agreements (APAs) with Sinopharm for its “BBIBP-CorV” inactivated virus vaccine against COVID-19 as well as with Sinovac for its inactivated virus vaccine against…

COVAX vaccine roll-out

>138 million COVAX vaccines shipped
OWP
136 participants

As of 23 July 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
184vaccines
are being explored in lab experiments and animals
PHASE 1
35 vaccines
are undergoing safety tests in healthy young individuals
Phase 2
34vaccines
are being tested in broader groups of people
Phase 3
28vaccines
are in large international trials to test their impact on COVID-19
IN USE
17vaccines
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

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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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.

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

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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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23 July 2021

TB prevention has relied on the same vaccine for 100 years. It’s time for innovation

BCG remains the only widely available vaccine for TB. Yet the development of a COVID-19 vaccine over the last year shows that there is capacity to rapidly create new vaccines.

23 July 2021

#VW Book Club

The #VaccinesWork Book Club is home to reviews, interviews and recommendations of some of our favourite books, podcasts, films and documentaries focused on vaccination and global health.

23 July 2021

How effective are COVID-19 vaccines in the real-world?

Real-world data is starting shed light on the performance of COVID-19 vaccines in less than perfect conditions.

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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