COVID-19 could reverse decades of progress toward eliminating preventable child deaths, agencies warn
With the number of under-five deaths at an all-time recorded low of 5.2 million in 2019, disruptions in child and maternal health services due to the COVID-19 pandemic are putting millions of additional lives at stake
Pneumonia vaccine price drops dramatically for lower-income countries thanks to the Gavi pneumococcal Advance Market Commitment
New supply agreement between UNICEF and Serum Institute of India (SII) makes pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) available at US$2.00 per dose, a 43 per cent reduction from the Gavi price at the start of the Advance Market Commitment
HPV vaccine manufacturers commit to provide enough supply to immunize at least 84 million girls in Gavi countries
On the eve of the Global Vaccine Summit 2020, five manufacturers commit to increasing and prioritising HPV vaccine supply to Gavi-supported countries, which have among the highest cervical cancer burdens in the world
Geneva Palais briefing note on the impact of COVID-19 mitigation measures on vaccine supply and logistics
This is a summary of what was said by UNICEF spokesperson Marixie Mercado – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.
COVID-19: UNICEF Spain contributes 418,000 protective masks to combat pandemic
Masks part of overall support procured by UNICEF Spain for the national response, including 1,050,000 gloves, 100,000 virus detection kits, 1,000 units of personal protective equipment and 97,000 units of hand sanitiser.