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24 June 2022

Gavi board responds to an uncertain world: fragile and conflict settings, future pandemics and the ongoing fight against COVID-19

Gavi’s Board Meeting emphasizes public health impact with renewed push for routine immunization and reaching zero-dose children.

21 June 2022

Gavi launches new partnership to reach “zero-dose” children across marginalised communities

At least 12.4 million children worldwide are categorised as “zero-dose”,  living in missed communities that cannot access many essential services, including health care.

19 May 2022

COVAX calls for urgent action to close vaccine equity gap

COVAX has access to enough COVID-19 vaccines to help protect 70% of the population in 91 lower-income countries

COVAX deliveries of COVID-19 vaccines

>1.5 bn COVAX vaccines shipped
OWP
144 participants

As of 20 May 2022

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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5 July 2022

Funding the Fight Against Noncommunicable Diseases

Noncommunicable diseases are the leading cause of death worldwide, but efforts to tackle them receive less than 10% of the global health budget. With the NCD burden likely to increase further, countries must take five urgent steps to bring about…

5 July 2022

COVID vaccines work well for people of all body weights – but underweight and obesity remain risk factors for severe disease

A new study looked at the health records of more than 9 million people in England to assess whether body weight influenced the uptake and effectiveness of COVID vaccines.

5 July 2022

Tanzania’s polio vaccination drive registers success despite misinformation concerns

To pre-empt a possible outbreak after neighbouring Malawi registered its first polio cases in three decades, Tanzania is going door-to-door to vaccinate its children.

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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