Country stories

Articles focusing on Gavi-supported countries.

15 May 2020

Maintaining commitment to immunization in Africa through COVID-19 and beyond

The COVID-19 pandemic is putting a strain on health systems worldwide. The increasing demand on health facilities and health care workers has dramatically shifted resources from essential routine health services to COVID-19 response as countries put in place measures to control the infection and limit the impact on health systems and economies.

14 May 2020

How can fragile countries, like Afghanistan, respond to COVID-19?

As countries rich and poor struggle with challenges in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, Afghanistan is taking proactive steps to overcome its own.

1 May 2020

Keeping routine immunisation going during COVID-19 in Indonesia

Q&A with Dr Vertando Halim, Coordinator of Expanded Programme on Immunization, Jakarta, Indonesia 

29 April 2020

When is it safe to lift COVID-19 lockdown?

With so many lives and livelihoods at stake, when will the lockdowns end, and what will they look like across the world?

21 April 2020

COVID-19 threatens weak health systems in indigenous Amazonian communities

Indigenous groups face unique health challenges. How do we mitigate these risks in our COVID response?

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