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April 2024

Gavi plans next 5-year strategy

2024 is a big year for Gavi, with the board approving Gavi 6.0—its strategy for the next five-year period—and the Alliance raising new resources for its investment opportunity at a critical moment in the fight against vaccine-preventable diseases.

Launch of malaria vaccines in Cameroon
January 2024

Cameroon Begins Malaria Vaccine Rollout 

Cameroon just became the first country to begin routine immunizations against malaria, with more to follow throughout 2024.

December 2023

Global Refugee Forum Begins as Refugee Health at Risk

Starting December 13, the Global Refugee Forum will convene refugees and leaders from government, business, and civil society, as record numbers of people continue to be displaced with serious consequences for their health and wellbeing.

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November 2023

Nigeria to Vaccinate Nearly 8 Million Girls Against HPV

In October, Nigeria added the HPV vaccine to its routine immunization program, aiming to reach 7.7 million girls in the largest single round of HPV vaccination in Africa.

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October 2023

World Polio Day 2023

On October 24, the global health community marked World Polio Day. Below are just a few of the highlights, from survivors, healthcare professionals, and everyday people.  

October 2023

The WHO Recommends a Second Malaria Vaccine

The WHO recommends a second malaria vaccine, R21/Matrix-M, a major advancement in child health and malaria control.

Measles Takeda Blog
August 2023

Recovering Measles Vaccination Rates through Persistence and Partnership

New data from WHO and UNICEF show a worrying decline in measles vaccination rates. Partnerships across regions and sectors will be critical to reversing this trend.

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