All the quotes from the 2011 Progress Report in one easy place
- Bill Gates quote
Vaccines are one of the most cost-effective investments we can make in global health.
- Child health quote
Vaccination is an essential cornerstone for child health and development. So by investing in vaccination, we invest in development.
- Co-financing quote
Vaccinating our children is essential if we want to offer them a better future, and a chance to lead a productive life. We are proud to be co-financing.
- Cost effective quote
I know that immunisation is one of the most cost-effective investments for the health and development of a child. The benefits go much beyond the medical – they are also economic and societal.
- CSO quote
My district is very lucky to have a CSO coming to work with our mothers to ensure children are fully protected from preventable diseases. We have to sustain this initiative and scale it up to more communities.
- CSO quote 2
One goal we all share is to prevent disease and death to improve the lives and health of children. Vaccines are a means to this end, and should be offered to all who need them.
- Gender quote
It’s encouraging that GAVI supports countries to overcome gender barriers as well as closing equity gaps – ensuring results and access to vaccines for all.
- Ghana quote
Routine immunization is reaching more Ghanaian children than ever before… No surprise that child mortality in our country has almost halved since 1990.
- Goals quote
Achieving our goal depends not only on increased donations, but also upon a healthy vaccine market.
- Health worker quote
I know about vaccinations from community health workers and health extension workers. They remind me when to go, and I can ask them if I have any questions.
- HPV vaccine
GAVI’s decision to include the HPV vaccine is a visionary investment that will promote equity, the health of women and development.
- IFFIm quote
The case for further investment through IFFIm is strong.
- Immunization fact
Over half of the 30% drop in child mortality since 1990 is attributable to immunization.
- la Caixa quote
We hope ‘la Caixa’ will serve as a model for many other private institutions to step up and join GAVI.
- Meningitis A quote
People are always apprehensive, scared ahead of the meningitis season. They never know what will happen… The new vaccine is a golden opportunity to protect our people.
- Platform quote
Healthy children need healthy mothers. To give a child a bright start into life, a package of good nutrition, hygiene, vaccination and health care must be available to the mother and her baby.
- Swedish assessment quote
GAVI’s efforts to shape the vaccine market… have led to the arrival on the market of new products adapted to the needs of developing countries, at prices that are more in line with these countries’ ability to pay.
- TAP quote
GAVI vigorously condemns any misuse of its funding. Children’s lives are jeopardised when GAVI funds are not used as they are intended.
- UK aid review
GAVI has a clear and critical role, delivering some of the most cost-effective health interventions. It demonstrates tangible results and is innovative. It takes a country-led approach and is very transparent.
- UNICEF quote
Together, we are creating a market that provides the poorest nations with the lowest prices… a market that better matches supply and demand and assures greater supply security.