The U.S. And The GAVI Alliance
This fact sheet from the Kaiser Family Foundation examines the GAVI Alliance and the role the U.S. government plays in supporting the partnership. Created in 1999, GAVI began operations in January 2000 and by the end of 2010 had received over $5 billion in donor financing and disbursed over $2.8 billion to support immunization programs in 76 low- and middle-income countries. The U.S. has been the single largest governmental donor to GAVI and its third largest source of funding overall, providing 12.5% of all contributions received through the end of 2010 (6/9).This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.