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GAVI Press Conference
Date: 14 October 2013
10:00 - 10:45
Organization: UNOG
Location: Press Room 1
Subject: GAVI Alliance CEO to update media on plan to immunise a quarter of a billion children by 2015 and prevent 4 million deaths. New report tracks GAVI’s performance towards 2015 goals.



GAVI Alliance CEO to update media on plan to immunise a quarter of a billion children by 2015 and prevent 4 million deaths.

New report tracks GAVI’s performance towards 2015 goals.

· On 14 October, the GAVI Alliance will release a frank and transparent assessment of progress towards immunising an additional quarter of a billion children by 2015.

· GAVI’s Mid-Term Review report comes two years after a successful pledging meeting in London in June 2011 secured US$ 7.4 billion for immunisation between 2011 and 2015.

· The report will be formally presented at a meeting of GAVI donors and partners in Stockholm on 30 October but is being released to media two weeks ahead of the event.

· More information on GAVI’s Mid-Term Review meeting:
http://www.gavialliance.org/funding/how-gavi-is-funded/resource-mobilisation-process/gavi-mid-term-review-meeting-october-2013/

  • Seth Berkley, Chief Executive Officer, GAVI Alliance


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