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11 July 2014


Dengue fever vaccine results published in Lancet

Detailed results from the world’s first ever large-scale phase III clinical trial for a dengue fever vaccine published in the journal the Lancet.

22 November 2013

Polio vaccine

GAVI Alliance to support introduction of inactivated polio vaccine in world’s 73 poorest countries

Alliance Board selects additional vaccines to include in its portfolio.

19 November 2013

Cambodia Nov 2013 thumb

GAVI Board to consider new vaccine support at Phnom Penh meeting

First major GAVI meeting in South Asia since 2009.

07 August 2013

Sabin Institute

At Dakar conference, countries showcase increased efforts to fund their own immunisation programs

Sabin Vaccine Institute convenes government officials to discuss progress on sustainable immunization financing programs (News release: Sabin Vaccine Institute).

29 May 2013


Vaccines against cervical cancer and rubella to benefit health of women and girls

Two new vaccines that help protect against cervical cancer, measles and rubella spearhead the GAVI Alliance’s commitment to improving the health of girls and women.

07 March 2013


Stronger protection for women and girls' health starts today

International Women's Day 2013 marks the beginning of a dramatic shift in the health of women and girls. Starting this year, GAVI is supporting the poorest countries of the world to roll out two vaccines that will directly benefit women and girls: human papillomavirus (HPV) against cervical cancer and rubella against 'German measles'.

17 November 2011

Bangladesh schoolgirl Saleha Akhter and Helen Evans Board

Bangladeshi schoolgirl stars in GAVI film on immunisation success story

11-year-old Saleha Akhter becomes film narrator for a day to explain unprecedented vaccination rate

17 November 2011


GAVI takes first steps to introduce vaccines against cervical cancer and rubella

Board decisions will benefit the health of women and children in developing countries. [German] [Spanish]

16 November 2011

The toll of cervical cancer

Approximately 275,000 women die every year from cervical cancer with 88% occurring in developing countries, but HPV vaccines offer protection against 70% of all cervical cancer cases.

25 May 2011

Bill Roedy

Former CEO of MTV networks Bill Roedy takes up fight against childhood disease

The Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI) is proud to announce that Bill Roedy, the architect behind the internationally known MTV Networks, has joined the GAVI family to advocate for immunisation.

26 November 2010

HSS Vietnam health workers

GAVI funds training for health volunteers in Vietnam

GAVI support for strengthening the Vietnamese health service brings training and resources to even the remotest areas.

06 August 2010

New evidence in Asia demonstrates significant protection against rotavirus disease

Findings reinforce research from other low-income, high-burden settings — including Africa — that show rotavirus vaccination can have a major public health impact.

20 April 2010

GAVI Alliance Board backs funding platform for stronger health systems

The GAVI Alliance Board today agreed to pursue the implementation of a common Health System Funding Platform to make better use of new and existing funds for health systems and to leverage additional funding.

24 November 2009

Andrew Witty Vietnam Partners' Forum 2009

AMC changes mindset of pharmaceutical industry

Addressing the 4th GAVI Partners' Forum, Andrew Witty, GlaxoSmithKline CEO, pays tribute to the catalytic role of the Advanced Market Commitment (AMC).

20 November 2009

Vietnam children outside

Child deaths in Vietnam fall dramatically

Through its commitment to immunisation and other child health interventions, Vietnam has drastically reduced its child deaths, putting the country well on track to reach the Millennium Development Goal 4 (MDG) before the 2015 deadline.

19 November 2009

GAVI honours 15 countries

GAVI honours 15 countries for excelling in immunisation and child survival

Fifteen health ministers from low-income countries today received awards from the GAVI Alliance for their outstanding performance in improving child health and immunisation.

18 November 2009

GAVI's impact on vaccine market is bringing down prices

GAVI Alliance's increasing support on the vaccine market has impacted the price of one of the major combination vaccines, the pentavalent, enabling GAVI partners to vaccinate millions of more children in the developing world.

18 November 2009

4th GAVI Partners' Forum

Over 400 partners and stakeholders from 83 countries gathered in Hanoi for the 4th GAVI PartnersForum, hosted by the Government of Vietnam from 18-20 November 2009.

18 November 2009

Gavi Board minutes 2009

List of all 2009 Board meetings with links to full minutes and downloads of 'Final Minutes' documents:

17 November 2009

GAVI Alliance Board appoints new Vice-Chair

The GAVI Alliance Board today appointed Dr Jaime Sepulveda, Director of the Integrated Health Solutions Development programme at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, as its new Vice-Chair.

13 November 2009

Health ministers urge donors to maintain focus on new life-saving vaccines

Over 20 health ministers from developing countries have appealed to donors to maintain their commitment to immunisation programmes ahead of a meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam, next week.

02 November 2009

Vietnam village health workers

A short video reporting on the vital role that health workers play in rural communities in Vietnam.

05 June 2009

WHO recommends global use of Rotavirus vaccines

The World Health Organization has recommended that rotavirus vaccination be included in all national immunization programmes in order to provide protection against a virus that is responsible for more than 500,000 diarrhoeal deaths and two million hospitalisations annually among children.

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