It's World Pneumonia Day November 12. Learn more about the leading cause of death among children worldwide from this UNICEF infographic.
Ahead of the UN General Assembly next week, UNICEF released data today charting the incredible progress in reducing child deaths, but highlights the increased concentration of deaths in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. See how the conversation unfolded.
As seen in this YouTube video from the GAVI Alliance, a number of vaccine experts and politicians travelled to Bangladesh last year to see the progress underway in delivering GAVI vaccines, and discussed the powerful role that civil society has to play.
What do we want? The end of AIDS! How do we want it? By tackling TB!
The GAVI Alliance provides the world's poorest countries access to life-saving vaccines at drastically reduced prices. The catch? The poorest countries can be fairly unstable, or have low performing health systems.
One year ago today, on 13 June 2011, international donors pledged to invest $4.3 billion to immunise 250 million children and save an estimated 3.9 million lives. At the Global Alliance on Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI) pledging conference last year, the total pledged surpassed even GAVI’s own target of $3.7 billion. The UK Government more than doubled its contribution since the last pledging conference to £814 million over the period 2011-15.