GAVI Watch [to 23 May 2015]

GAVI Watch [to 23 May 2015]
:: The Arab League supports Gavi efforts on immunisation and saving children’s lives with vaccines
Support will enhance advocacy efforts across Arab League countries
Geneva, 19 May 2015 – The Arab League has agreed to collaborate with Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance on advocating for children in the world’s poorest countries to be immunised against vaccine-preventable diseases, as part of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the two organisations.
The agreement – the first between the Arab League and Gavi – will support the Alliance’s 2016-2020 strategic goals. Both organisations will advocate through the education sector – parents, teachers and pupils – and society as a whole for the improvement of women and children’s health by scaling up immunisation coverage…