The Global Vaccine Action Plan (GVAP) ? endorsed by the 194 Member States of the World Health Assembly in May 2012 ? is a framework to prevent millions of deaths by 2020 through more equitable access to existing vaccines for people in all communities.
GVAP was the product of the DoV Collaboration, an unprecedented effort that brought together development, health and immunization experts and stakeholders. The leadership of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, GAVI Alliance, UNICEF, United States National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases and WHO, along with all partners - governments and elected officials, health professionals, academia, manufacturers, global agencies, development partners, civil society, media and the private sector - are committed to achieving the ambitious goals of the GVAP. Many more are expected to add their support in the future as the plan is translated and implemented at the country and regional levels.
Global Vaccine Action Plan
65th World Health Assembly, Resolution WHA65.17
Related link: WHO-UNICEF guidelines to countries to make national comprehensive multi-year strategic plans (cMYP) for immunization, using the Global Vaccine Action Plan (GVAP) 2011-2020 as a guiding framework.
Annual assessments by the Strategy Group of Experts on Immunization on the progress towards GVAP targets.
Annual reports with detailed analysis on the trends for all GVAP indicators. Also includes detailed background documentation.