Current Board Members
Industry Industrialized Country
on the GAVI Board by
Wyeth-Ayerst Global Pharmaceuticals
Board Member: Mr. Kevin L. Reilly, President, Wyeth
Vaccines and Nutrition
Term of Office: January 2002 to December 2003
International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Associations (IFPMA)
provides the forum for representation of the industrialized country vaccine industry
in GAVI. The IFPMA represents over 55 national industry associations from both
developed and developing countries. Companies in membership of the IFPMA are the
major global research-based pharmaceutical and vaccine companies.
The vaccine-producing members of the IFPMA have a long-standing legacy of working
with international public health agencies to ensure the enhancement of health
for children globally, through immunization. Through the alliance, member partners
address ways to accelerate the development and introduction of new vaccines specifically
needed by developing countries.
The vaccine industry members
of the IFPMA, in cooperation with their GAVI partners, work to ensure accessibility
to vaccines for all the worlds children with a particular focus on the poorest
people and countries.
The specific vaccine industry partners
involved in GAVI are those that produce the greatest share of the global vaccine
supply. They are: