In the face of the challenges posed by the pandemic, Ghana is working to protect 4.5 million at-risk children from polio through the launch of two polio vaccination campaigns. Here’s a closer look at those efforts for World Polio Day.

Anti-vaxxers’ irresponsible misinformation ignores those with the most to lose by not vaccinating: the poorest and most vulnerable, who risk dying or sliding into medical impoverishment if they or their loved ones get sick. For much of the world’…

Scientists around the world are working at an unprecedented pace to test different types of vaccines that could help to stop the spread of COVID-19.

The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a spotlight on social, economic, and environmental risks that have been building for the past half-century of neoliberalism. Even amid the deep uncertainties of today's global situation, one thing is clear: it is…

Here’s how Gavi helps lower-income countries get the new vaccines and products they need to address urgent threats to public health – from cholera and COVID-19, to Ebola and pneumonia.

President of Niger H.E. Issoufou Mahamadou talks about the importance of routine immunisation and Gavi support in Niger, and the need for ensuring universal access to COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility.

New research found a direct link between the human papillomavirus vaccine and a lowered risk of developing cervical cancer, with vaccinating children before the age of 17 having the greatest impact.

Timor Leste has kept COVID-19 infections to a minimum, and thanks to effective collaboration has managed to successfully reverse the initial declines seen in immunisation coverage and health service delivery.

Timor-Leste’s Director-General of Health Services for the Ministry of Health discusses the unique challenges of tackling COVID-19 in Timor-Leste and how have they been addressed.

The Vaccine Alliance has been working hard in recent years to build greater resilience in supply chains, an effort that is starting to show results.

Most vaccine candidates in early development fail: this is the stark reality of vaccine development.

Over 50% more children were immunised in Gavi countries in 2019 than in 2000, yet 10.6 million children continue to miss out entirely on basic vaccinations. Here’s why reaching these children and setting them on the pathway to full immunisation…

Last updated: 15 Oct 2020

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