Category: Facts

Useful statistics and facts included in the 2012 Progress Report



  • 15m fact

    1.5 million

    deaths to be prevented

    1.5 million future deaths will have been prevented by 2020 thanks to the pneumococcal AMC.

  • 22 million fact

    22 MILLION

    children unimmunised

    More than 22 million boys and girls still do not have access to basic childhood vaccines.

  • 37bn fact

    US$ 3.7bn

    in frontloaded funds

    US$ 3.7 billion has been frontloaded through IFFIm to fund life-saving immunisation programmes.

  • 47m fact

    US$ 47m

    towards co-financing

    Countries paid US$ 47 million towards vaccine co-financing in 2012.

  • 50% fact

    50% DROP

    in severe cases

    Vaccines reduced occurrences of severe rotavirus diarrhoea in children by half in Malawi trials.

  • 500000 fact

    500,000

    preventable deaths

    Half a million child deaths can be prevented every year with pneumococcal vaccines.

  • 70% fact

    70%

    of cases preventable

    70% of all cervical cancer cases can be prevented by HPV vaccines.

  • 80% fact

    80%

    in GAVI countries

    80% of the 112,000 annual cases of congenital rubella syndrome occur in GAVI-supported countries.

  • From 5 to 10 fact

    From 5 to 10

    vaccine manufacturers

    The number of manufacturers supplying GAVI-funded vaccines doubled between 2001 and 2012.

  • One fifth fact

    ONE FIFTH

    of deaths preventable

    Up to one fifth of all child deaths could be prevented by vaccines.

  • Penta fact

    PENTAVALENT

    in all GAVI countries

    By early 2014, all GAVI-supported countries are expected to have introduced pentavalent vaccine.

  • Kenya fact

    In 2010:

    38 children under five

    38-children

    In 2012:

    4 children under five

    4-children

    WERE ADMITTED WITH INVASIVE PNEUMOCOCCAL DISEASE AT KILIFI DISTRICT HOSPITAL, KENYA.