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The GAVI Alliance (GAVI) (formerly The Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation) is a global health partnership between the private and public sectors, committed to the mission of saving children's lives and protecting people's health by increasing access to immunisation in poor countries. The GAVI Alliance Board, as constituted in October 2008, consists of representatives from: Launched in 2000 at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, the GAVI Alliance includes among its partners developing country and donor governments, the World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF, the World Bank, the vaccine industry in both industrialised and developing countries, research and technical agencies, NGOs, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. In a decade GAVI support has enabled 250 million children to be vaccinated and has averted 5 million early deaths. GAVI's efforts are critical to achieving the Millennium Development Goal on child health, which calls for reducing...
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