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23 September 2021

Global leaders commit further support for global equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines and COVAX

Leaders pledge financing, dose donations, support for country readiness and delivery and scale up of global manufacturing, to enable equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines.

22 September 2021

DFC and Citi Risk Management Solution Helps Gavi Strengthen the Foundations of the COVAX Facility

U.S. International Development Finance Corporation, in conjunction with Citi, launch risk management solution for COVAX Facility.

20 September 2021

Iceland renews commitment to global equitable access to vaccines: first doses arrive in Côte d’Ivoire

As part of a donation of 125,726 doses to COVAX, the first shipment of 35,700 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine donated by Iceland has arrived in Côte d’Ivoire.

COVAX vaccine roll-out

>301 million COVAX vaccines shipped
OWP
142 participants

As of 22 Sept 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

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.

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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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24 September 2021

The pandemic has hurt women's health. This is why that's bad for everyone

The pandemic undermined women and girls’ fundamental rights and we must learn lessons about its impacts to build back better and ensure these groups aren't left behind. Empowering women and girls has proven to increase the health and well-being…

24 September 2021

COVID-19 is changing Kenyan nomads’ attitudes towards immunisation

COVID-19 is hitting nomads in Kenya’s Rift Valley hard. They are turning away from traditional medicine and customs as a result.

24 September 2021

Five reasons why it’s a terrible idea to hold a COVID-19 party (even if you’ve been vaccinated)

Although people who have recovered from COVID-19 may be less likely to catch it again, there are many reasons to avoid becoming infected in the first place.

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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