Fifth GAVI Board Meeting, 21-22 June 2001, London, England
in Complex Emergencies
paper was commended for its breadth of information and clarity.
the recommendations in the paper, namely:
its advocacy channels, GAVI will encourage international and
national authorities to include longer-term support to
immunization services in their resource mobilization efforts
during the acute conflict phase, to ensure sustained funding.
countries with well-functioning national governments and
relatively high immunization coverage, there may be vulnerable
populations within their borders that are not reached by the
health system. GAVI will encourage partners to ensure that
immunization services are reaching those at risk.
countries where governments are weak or non-functional, GAVI will
consider proposals submitted by an operational partner or partners
(such as WHO and UNICEF), engaging the multiple partners most
suited to reach all parts of the countries (e.g., UNHCR, Médicins
sans Frontières) with those partners taking responsibility for