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11 October 2004: International Leaders on Immunization Call for Increased Political Will and Resources to Help Reach Global Goals  
5 October 2004: Media Advisory: World Vaccine Congress in Lyon, France  
18 May 2004: (From the African Union) African Health Ministers Resolve to Mobilize Increased Domestic Resources in Order to Meet Health Goals  
10 May 2004: World Experts Unite in Urgent Effort to Fight Deadly Disease  
15 April 2004: Press Statement by Former South African President Mandela and Graca Machel  
27 February 2004: GAVI and The Vaccine Fund Launch New Drive to Save 1 Million Children  
11 December 2003: Eight Developing Countries to Be Paid $15m for immunizing more children -- Innovative grants program challenges health systems to be accountable for results  
09 December 2003: (From PATH) Vaccine for Disease That Disables and Kills Millions in Asia Gets Major Funding Boost  
18 November 2003: (From Merck) Merck Launches Network to Improve Immunization Programs in Africa
6 November 2003: (From GNA) President Kufuor commends GAVI
9 September 2003: Nelson Mandela Praises The Vaccine Fund and GAVI for Protecting Over 30 Million of the World’s Poorest Children with Vaccines

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15 July 2003: Press release: Over $1 billion committed to immunize world's poorest children
1 May 2003: Press release: Canada Announces CAD$ 30 Million Five-Year Grant to The Vaccine Fund
11 February 2003: Press release: GAVI and The Vaccine Fund announce $60 million boost to accelerate development of lifesaving vaccines
07 January 2003: Press release: Comprehensive Immunization Strategy Can Greatly Reduce Child Deaths From Measles
20 November 2002: Press release: 10.5 Million Children Vaccinated Against Hepatitis B
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10 June 2002: Prime Minister Vajpayee Launches New Initiative To Vaccinate Children Against Hepatitis B
31 May 2002: GAVI and the Vaccine Fund provide a major boost to child vaccination in China: China To Vaccinate All Its Children Against Hepatitis B
1 February 2002: GAVI issues Two-Year progress report
17 October 2001: Canada makes multiyear commitment to the Vaccine Fund
17 August 2001: Cambodia First Country in Southeast Asia to Receive Vaccines from Vaccine Fund
25 June 2001: 11 more countries approved for awards
6 April 2001: Africa Receives First Delivery of GAVI/Global Fund Vaccines
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6 April 2001: Statement from Mr James Wolfensohn, President, The World Bank
6 April 2001: Statement from Dr Gro Harlem Brundtland, Director General, World Health Organization
6 April 2001: First vaccines delivered: a photo report from Mozambique
1 April 2001: Media Advisory: Bill Gates Senior and Carol Bellamy to deliver life-saving vaccines to Mozambique
20 November 2000: Press Release: GAVI and Vaccine Fund approve support to eight more countries; five year commitment now exceeds $250 million
17 November 2000: Press Release: Children’s vaccine advocates to meet in the Netherlands to share first-year successes
20 September 2000: Press Release: GAVI and Vaccine Fund Commit $150 million in Vaccines and Funding over Five Years to 13 developing Countries
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17 July 2000: Press Release: The Vaccine Fund Names President.
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14 June 2000: Norway announces US$125 million gift to GAVI campaign
11 April 2000: Press release: Global Alliance Aims to Halve the Number of Unimmunized Children in 5 Years. Chair of the GAVI Board Addresses Senate Hearing, Washington DC
2 March 2000: Press release: New Global Vaccine Alliance Draws Overwhelming Interest from Developing World
2 March 2000: U.S. President Bill Clinton’s Millennium Vaccine Initiative: Public Statement at the White House
31 January 2000: Press release: Children’s Immunization Campaign Launched at World Economic Forum

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