Two key factors set us apart from other actors in global health:

  • The partnership model: as a public-private partnership, we capitalise on the sum of our partners’ comparative advantages;
  • The business model: by pooling demand for vaccines from the world’s poorest countries, securing long-term funding and shaping vaccine markets, we are accelerating access to life-saving vaccines in the countries that need them the most.

In this section, we explain Gavi’s partnership model and explain the role of each of the Vaccine Alliance’s members.

Founding partners

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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Gates Foundation pledged US$ 750 million to set up Gavi in 1999.

The Foundation is a key Gavi partner in vaccine market shaping.

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UNICEF

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The World Bank Group

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