Awards ceremony

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12 countries receive awards; government leaders, parliamentarians and civil society groups receive special recognitions

A special dinner was held on 6 December to honour those who have made a difference in the lives of children in developing countries and their communities through the effective delivery of immunisation programmes.

This year, additional special recognitions were given to individuals and non-government partners who work in immunisation, from advocacy to research and innovation, to sustainable financing and partnership.



GAVI Awards & Special Recognitions

Reducing Child Mortality AwardRwanda
Best Immunisation performance AwardMedium coverage – Madagascar
High coverage - Nicaragua
Very High coverage - Honduras
Large country - Bangladesh
Introduction of New Vaccines AwardHonduras
Supply Chain AwardGhana
Co-financing & Sustainability AwardBolivia
Resilience AwardHaiti
Equity AwardMalawi
Country Civil Society Commitment AwardAfghanistan
Measles Control AwardGhana
Effective Meningitis A Campaign Award Burkina Faso
Civil Society Impact Special Recognition BRAC
Civil Society “RISE UP” Special Recognition Save the Children
Inspire Special RecognitionUnited Kingdom All Party Parliamentary Group for Child
Health and Vaccine Preventable Diseases (APPG)
Hon Hudah Oleru, Uganda
GAVI Private Sector Partner of the yearThe Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF)
Leadership / Role Models in Immunisation Special RecognitionFirst Lady of Tanzania, H.E. Salma Kikwete
First Lady of Zambia, H.E. Dr Christine Kaseba Sata
Partners’ Forum Special Recognition for Tanzania Minister of Health, Tanzania, Hon Dr Hussein Ali Mwinyi
Minister of Finance, Tanzania, Hon William Mgimwa
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