Lao PDR receives over 650,000 doses of measles and rubella vaccine with support from Gavi

The Government of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) has received over 650,000 doses of measles and rubella (MR) vaccine to help protect against and prevent the spread of the two illnesses, as part of Gavi’s support to the country’s…

PAHO and Gavi collaborate to inform countries about New Vaccine Introductions

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance (Gavi) will convene a three-day workshop in Saint Lucia on 26–28 February 2024, to review and discuss the new support that Gavi is giving to middle-income countries (MICs…

Nearly US$ 20 million made available to improve health care services through agreements between Government of Pakistan, Gavi and UNICEF

Ensuring that children, adolescents, and women, especially the most vulnerable, have access to quality and sustainable health services in Pakistan.

One million vaccine doses administered to children living in humanitarian settings in the Horn of Africa

Gavi, working with the International Rescue Committee (IRC), has administered one million doses of life-saving vaccines to children living in fragile and conflict-affected areas across Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan and South Sudan.

Novavax and Gavi Reach Settlement on 2021 COVID-19 Vaccine Advance Purchase Agreement

Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX) and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance (Gavi) today announced they have reached a settlement related to the 2021 Advance Purchase Agreement (APA) for Novavax’s prototype COVID-19 vaccine (NVX-CoV2373). This agreement brings…

UNICEF and Gavi hand over refrigerated trucks to the Government of Nepal

The trucks will support the government’s efforts to strengthen its immunisation programme through safe and timely delivery of vaccines across the country.

Gavi Board appoints Senator Dr Sania Nishtar as Chief Executive Officer

Today, the Board of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance approved the appointment of Dr Sania Nishtar as its next Chief Executive Officer.

COVID-19 vaccinations shift to regular immunisation as COVAX draws to a close

COVAX will close 31 December 2023 having delivered nearly 2 billion doses of vaccines to 146 economies, and averted an estimated 2.7 million deaths in AMC lower-income participating economies.

Gavi and Alliance partners renew support for immunisation in Mozambique

A high-level mission comprising Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, the WHO, UNICEF, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and World Bank is scheduled to visit the Republic of Mozambique from 10 December, aiming to renew political commitment towards…

More than US$ 1.8 billion in support for African vaccine manufacturing, catching up missed children and pandemic preparedness approved as Gavi Board steps up efforts to tackle backsliding and fight health emergencies

Gavi’s Board today approved the establishment of the African Vaccine Manufacturing Accelerator (AVMA), a financing instrument that will make up to US$ 1 billion available to support sustainable vaccine manufacturing in Africa.

Gavi expands portfolio, introduces new vaccine programmes to save more lives and support child health

Countries can now submit plans to introduce diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (DTP)-containing vaccine boosters (DTP boosters) and the six-in-one hexavalent vaccine.

Togo introduces human papillomavirus vaccine to protect adolescent girls from the leading cause of cervical cancer

The Government of Togo will introduce the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine its into routine immunisation system to prevent cervical cancer on Monday, 4 December 2023. Several other local partners, and the private health sector, are supporting…

Last updated: 20 Nov 2023

Subscribe to our newsletter