Gavi to boost access to life-saving human rabies vaccines in over 50 countries

Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, in collaboration with partners, has announced support for human rabies vaccines for post exposure prophylaxis (PEP) as part of routine immunisation.

Gavi announces launch of preventive Ebola, routine multivalent meningitis, human rabies, and hepatitis B birth dose vaccination programmes

Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance today announced that the lower-income countries it supports can now apply to introduce four additional vaccines: preventive Ebola, human rabies vaccine for post-exposure prophylaxis, multivalent meningococcal…

Gavi board approves 2030 strategy; new vaccines; key decisions on vaccine sovereignty and health security initiatives

The Gavi Board today approved the Vaccine Alliance’s strategy for the five-year period running from 2026 to 2030.

CEPI and Gavi extend partnership to target future disease outbreaks

CEPI and Gavi, two co-leads of COVAX, the multilateral mechanism that accelerated equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines globally, have expanded their partnership to enhance the rapid development, deployment and access to vaccines against other…

Shipment of newest malaria vaccine, R21, to Central African Republic marks latest milestone for child survival

With two recommended vaccines and expanded supply, Gavi, UNICEF, WHO are working closely with governments and partners to increase malaria prevention and protection for children.

Lao PDR and partners commence nationwide measles and rubella vaccination campaign

The Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR), in collaboration with its partners, today launched a crucial nationwide measles and rubella (MR) vaccination campaign.

Gavi and Government of Lesotho announce resumption of direct funding

Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and the Government of Lesotho have signed a Letter of Intent on the resumption of direct funding to the Government of Lesotho, following the successful implementation of pre-disbursement financial systems requirements…

Global Impact, on behalf of the Advancing Health Online Initiative (AHO) and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, invest US$ 12 million through the VaxSocial Initiative to implement innovative social media interventions to build vaccine confidence

Global Impact, as fiscal sponsor for the VaxSocial Initiative is pleased to announce the selection of seven organizations that will receive funding totaling US$ 12 million though VaxSocial – an initiative focused on demonstrating how social media…

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia pledges US$ 500 million to protect children from polio and end the disease for good

New commitment will help vaccinate 370 million children against polio every year over five years, preventing paralysis and even death, and strengthen health systems to achieve and sustain a polio-free world.

WHO and France convene high-level meeting to defeat meningitis

Building on news of Nigeria successfully rolling out a new, safe and highly effective vaccine, which targets five major strains of bacterial meningitis in Africa, leaders committed to implement the global roadmap for “Defeating Meningitis by 2030…

AUC, Africa CDC, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF and WHO join the rest of the continent to mark the African Vaccination Week

From 24–30 April 2024, the African continent commences the commemoration of the  African Vaccination Week (AVW), which takes place annually in the last week of April.

Major step in malaria prevention as three West African countries roll out vaccine

In a significant step forward for malaria prevention in Africa, three countries – Benin, Liberia and Sierra Leone – today launched a large-scale rollout of the life-saving malaria vaccine targeting millions of children across the three West…

Last updated: 20 Nov 2023

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