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3 December 2021

Gavi Board approves malaria vaccine programme funding, COVAX 2022 strategic approach and measures to maintain, restore and strengthen routine immunisation

A new malaria vaccination programme has been approved, providing Gavi-eligible countries in sub-Saharan Africa a powerful new tool with which to fight malaria.

2 December 2021

Gavi Board approves funding to support malaria vaccine roll-out in sub-Saharan Africa

A new malaria vaccination programme will support Gavi-eligible countries to implement a new tool in the fight against malaria in sub-Saharan Africa in 2022-2025, including vaccine introduction, procurement and delivery

2 December 2021

New Zealand kicks off 2022 COVAX fundraising efforts with NZ$ 9 million funding pledge

One of the first COVAX funders and first dose donors, New Zealand has again stepped up and pledged NZ$ 9 million in funding to the Gavi COVAX Advance Market Commitment (Gavi COVAX AMC). This funding will help COVAX better respond to country needs…

COVAX vaccine roll-out

>610 million COVAX vaccines shipped
OWP
144 participants

As of 6 Dec 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
38 vaccines
are undergoing safety tests in healthy young individuals
Phase 2
44vaccines
are being tested in broader groups of people
Phase 3
39vaccines
are in large international trials to test their impact on COVID-19
IN USE
23vaccines
are currently being offered to the general population
Phase 4
10vaccines
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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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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6 December 2021

This is how COVID-19 hit household expenditure in Europe

New data reveals that COVID-19 reduced Europe’s household spending by 8% in 2020. Nations with the severest lockdowns saw the most dramatic drop in household consumption, says Eurostat. Elsewhere, consumer spending in China fell by 17% in 2020.…

6 December 2021

Galápagos census looks at impacts on turtles during and after COVID lockdown

The suspension of tourism activities around the world as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic gave researchers the chance to answer an important question: What impact does tourism have on wildlife populations?

6 December 2021

From Alpha to Omicron: Everything you need to know about SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern

All viruses change over time, and SARS-CoV-2 is no exception. Here’s what we know about the current variants circulating globally at the current time.

Supported countries

Supported Countries

Our impact

Syringe >888 million children immunised
First aid locator >15 million future deaths prevented
Transitioned 16 countries transitioned from Gavi support
Billions >230 US$ billion in economic benefits for countries (2000–2020)
Children 78% 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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