The GAVI Alliance Board Have Approved a Framework That Will Support The Immunisation of an Additional 300 Million Children in Developing Countries

Record numbers of children protected against leading causes of pneumonia with Gavi support

“la Caixa” Foundation announces further €1m commitment to support pneumococcal vaccine November 12, 2014 More children than ever before are being protected against the leading causes of pneumonia as countries strengthen their immunisation programmes with support from Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. In 2013 alone, almost 40 million children in developing countries received the pentavalent vaccine, which includes protection against Haemophilus Influenzae type b …

The GAVI Alliance Board Have Approved a Framework That Will Support The Immunisation of an Additional 300 Million Children in Developing Countries

GAVI Alliance Board Approves New 2016-2020 Framework

The GAVI Alliance Board Have Approved a Framework That Will Support The Immunisation of an Additional 300 Million Children in Developing Countries The GAVI Alliance Board, a global health partnership committed to increasing access to immunisation in poor countries, has approved a new framework for 2016-2020 that will support the immunisation of an additional 300 million children from 2016-2020 in developing …

The GAVI Alliance Board Have Approved a Framework That Will Support The Immunisation of an Additional 300 Million Children in Developing Countries

GAVI responds to Médecins Sans Frontières and civil society organisations’ open letter

June 20, 2014 The GAVI Alliance shares recently published MSF concerns about the slow implementation of the WHO recommendation to deliver a dose of hepatitis B vaccine immediately after birth. WHO estimates that hepatitis B causes around 260,000 deaths each year in GAVI-eligible countries, mostly in older men. Thanks to GAVI’s support for infant hepatitis B vaccination since 2000 – …

Waiting for a Malaria Vaccine: Strengthening the supply chain

With potential malaria vaccines just a couple of years away, there’s a real need to start looking at whether the supply chains found in the developing world will be able to support the sort of mass roll-out that we would expect for a vaccine that has the potential to save millions of lives each year. With organisations such as the …

GAVI Alliance set to Support Plans to Vaccinate 1.5m Against Human Papillomavirus

March 8, 2014 The GAVI Alliance today announced that it will support vaccination programmes in Rwanda, Uganda and Uzbekistan aiming to protect 1.5 million girls against the cause of cervical cancer. The first Alliance-supported national rollouts of the vaccine, which protects against human papillomavirus (HPV), will begin in Uganda and Uzbekistan in 2015 while Rwanda will switch from a vaccine manufacturer’s donation …

Yemen introduces Rotavirus vaccines to protect children against severe diarrhoea

This Press Release was provided by GAVI Alliance.  The original press release can be found in both English and French. Geneva, 1 August 2012 — In the face of a severe humanitarian crisis, the government of Yemen, supported by GAVI and its partners, will aim to vaccinate the one million children born each year, against the most severe form of …