4 Hours To Save 4 Million Lives

Facts: Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisations (GAVI) Funding and Current Conditions

  • Today – Dave Cameron, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, hosts a summit for GAVI to fill the funding gap of $3.7 billion.
  • There is a global shortage of over 3.5 million health care workers and services to help administer vaccines to children in need.
  • If GAVI‘s work is fully funded today, the lives of 4 million children would be spared because they have been immunized by 2015.
  • Every 20 seconds a child dies of a disease that could otherwise be cured from being vaccinated.
  • Bill Gates of Melinda & Gates foundation pledges 1 billion dollars to donate towards to filling the gap to date.
  • 80% of Gavi’s funding is spent on vaccines.
  • Find ways you can be of help: (here).

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