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The COVAX Facility has now delivered life-saving vaccines to over 100 economies since making its first international delivery to Ghana on February 24th.

The partnership will focus on reaching children who are currently receiving no routine vaccines and marginalised communities in line with Gavi’s vision to ‘leave no-one behind with immunisation’.

The virtual event will bring together world leaders, the private sector, civil society, and key technical partners to galvanize resources and commitment to the Gavi COVAX Advance Market Commitment (AMC).

COVAX vaccine roll-out

>38 million COVAX vaccines shipped
OWP
104 participants

As of 9 April 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
30 vaccines
are undergoing safety tests in healthy young individuals
Phase 2
28vaccines
are being tested in broader groups of people
Phase 3
21vaccines
are in large international trials to test their impact on COVID-19
APPROVED
13vaccines
are approved and licensed for general use
Phase 4
5vaccines
are being monitored in the wider population after being approved

Source: COVID-19 Vaccine Tracker

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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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Top VaccinesWork stories

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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: protect people's health

Saving children’s lives and protecting people’s health by increasing equitable use of vaccines in lower-income countries

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Saving children’s lives and protecting people’s health by increasing equitable use of vaccines in lower-income countries

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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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