19 May 2022

COVAX calls for urgent action to close vaccine equity gap

COVAX has access to enough COVID-19 vaccines to help protect 70% of the population in 91 lower-income countries

12 May 2022

DFC financing up to US$ 1 billion for Gavi COVID-19 vaccine and ancillary supply purchase and delivery

The White House today announced that US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance have partnered to create the COVAX Rapid Financing Facility, which will provide up to US$ 1 billion to accelerate COVID-19…

27 April 2022

Amref health Africa appointed by Gavi as the new Civil Society Organisation (CSO) host

As part of this year’s World Immunisation Week, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, Amref Health Africa, and the Gavi Civil Society Organisation (CSO) Steering Committee announced a new partnership to harness the full potential of civil society to…

8 April 2022

World leaders commit US$ 4.8 billion to help Break COVID Now

Summit sees US$ 4.8 billion in commitments, securing vital cash to help lower income countries boost vaccinations now, secure equitable access for new vaccine procurements plus additional help for countries looking to procure their own vaccines…

7 April 2022

Nepal introduces Typhoid vaccine into routine immunisation across the country

The Ministry of Health and Population, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF, WHO and other partners are collaborating on the nationwide typhoid vaccine introduction including a catch-up campaign, which seeks to vaccinate all children from the age…

7 April 2022

New Gavi Risk Sharing Partnership with MedAccess and the Open Society Foundations to help meet country demand for COVID-19 vaccines

This new partnership comes as Gavi seeks to raise additional funds to support COVAX. April 8 will see Germany, Indonesia and Senegal co-host the 2022 Gavi COVAX AMC Summit, where governments, international organisations, civil society and the…

6 April 2022

Indonesia and Senegal to co-host 2022 Gavi COVAX AMC Summit, together with Germany

The governments holding the presidencies of the G7, the G20 and the African Union will co-host a summit to raise new urgent funding for global vaccination in lower-income economies, a sign of renewed international cooperation and a continued…

11 March 2022

Germany to co-host 2022 Gavi COVAX AMC Summit, pledges additional funding for COVID-19 vaccination in lower-income countries

Germany will co-host the 2022 AMC Summit to help raise urgent funding to support lower-income countries’ dynamic COVID-19 vaccination needs.

4 February 2022

COVAX crosses milestone of 500 million donated doses shipped to 105 countries

31 countries have contributed to the effort, which accounts for nearly half of COVAX’s total shipments of over 1.1 billion doses – of which more than a billion have been distributed to lower-income economies supported through the Gavi Advance…

19 January 2022

World leaders launch call for renewed support for vaccination in 2022 as part of the global fight against COVID-19

COVAX, the vaccine pillar of the Access to COVID-19 Tools Accelerator (ACT-Accelerator), has now shipped over 1 billion doses to 144 countries and territories.

21 December 2021

COVAX awarded 2021 North-South Prize for enhancing global equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines

Geneva, 21 December 2021 – The COVAX Facility has been awarded the 2021 North-South Prize of the Council of Europe in recognition of its efforts to ensure that COVID-19 vaccines are available worldwide, including in low-income countries, and for…

10 December 2021

Gavi and Moderna reach agreement for additional supply to COVAX

Agreement will make up to an additional 150 million doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine available to COVAX Facility participants in Q2 and Q3 2022, at the lowest tiered price.

Last updated: 25 Feb 2021

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