Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Countries / Congo
 

A Promise Is A Promise

Since 2011, GAVI has funded a total of 67 new vaccine introductions and campaigns. By 2014 all 73 GAVI-supported countries will have introduced 5-in-1 pentavalent vaccines, including introductions in a number of fragile states, such as Democratic Republic of Congo, Haiti, Myanmar, Somalia and South Sudan. The cost of new, priority vaccines, such as pneumococcal and rotavirus, has also fallen significantly thanks to GAVI, and this is speeding up the time it takes for new vaccines to reach those children most in need.

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Daily Scoop: Kristof's Gift Guide & 2012 in Photos

Daily Scoop: Kristof's Gift Guide & 2012 in Photos

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Why the World Is Coming Together for Child Survival

Today in the developing world over 11,000 children – especially those under the age of five - will die. These deaths are largely caused by preventable disease and neonatal conditions that can also be prevented. In all, that number totals 4.4 million children a year.

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