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

5-in-1 vaccine now in all 73 poorest countries

July 30th, 2014 -Introductions target successfully achieved – work still to be done on increasing coverage The five-in-one pentavalent vaccine is being used in all GAVI Alliance-supported countries – now the race is on to increase coverage of the vaccine which protects children against five life-threatening diseases. Pentavalent, which protects against diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (DTP) as well as hepatitis …