Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI)

Date of commitment: 
January 2000

Commitment

A public-private partnership founded to provide funding towards saving children’s lives and protecting people’s health by increasing access to immunisation in the world's 70 poorest countries.

Target

No numerical targets were set.

Progress

Since its creation, GAVI has supported the immunisation of an extra 288 million children in the world's poorest countries. This ongoing effort has averted more than 6 million premature deaths. By the end of June 2014, the Vaccine Alliance has committed US$ 8.7 billion in programme support until 2017 to the world’s poorest countries. Learn more about donor contributions and pledges on the GAVI website.

Gap

GAVI donors to deliver the remaining money as pledged.

Additionality

GAVI has pioneered two successful innovative finance mechanisms, the International Finance Facility for Immunisation (IFFIm) and the Advance Market Commitment (AMC) for pneumococcal vaccines.