18 million doses of first-ever malaria vaccine allocated to 12 African countries for 2023–2025: Gavi, WHO and UNICEF

PRESS RELEASE 18 million doses of first-ever malaria vaccine allocated to 12 African countries for 2023–2025: Gavi, WHO and UNICEF In response to high demand for the first-ever malaria vaccine, 12 countries in Africa will be allocated a total of 18 million doses of RTS,S/AS01 for the 2023–2025 period Malaria Vaccine Implementation Programme countries Ghana, … Continued

New data indicates declining confidence in childhood vaccines around the world with up to 44% drops seen in some countries during the COVID-19 pandemic – UNICEF 

PRESS RELEASE New data indicates declining confidence in childhood vaccines around the world with up to 44% drops seen in some countries during the COVID-19 pandemic – UNICEF  New UNICEF report shows 67 million children missed out on one or more vaccinations over three years due to service disruption caused by strained health systems and … Continued

Millions more children to benefit from malaria vaccine as UNICEF secures supply

PRESS RELEASE Millions more children to benefit from malaria vaccine as UNICEF secures supply With malaria one of the biggest killers of children under 5, the world’s first vaccine against a parasite is a major breakthrough for child health   UNICEF spokespeople are available for interview NEW YORK/COPENHAGEN/DUBLIN 16 August 2022 — UNICEF has awarded … Continued

COVID-19 pandemic fuels largest continued backslide in vaccinations in three decades

JOINT PRESS RELEASE   COVID-19 pandemic fuels largest continued backslide in vaccinations in three decades WHO and UNICEF sound the alarm as new data shows global vaccination coverage continued to decline in 2021, with 25 million infants missing out on lifesaving vaccines UNICEF spokespeople are available for interview Multimedia assets available for download here GENEVA/NEW YORK/DUBLIN,15 … Continued

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Liam Neeson headlines week-long commemoration of global vaccination efforts and calls for greater investment

PRESS RELEASE World Immunization Week: UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Liam Neeson headlines week-long commemoration of global vaccination efforts and calls for greater investment Global partners pledge $1 for every like, share, or comment on social media posts mentioning ‘UNICEF’ using the hashtag #longlifeforall until May 10  Videos available to download here NEW YORK/DUBLIN, 24 April 2022 … Continued

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