Accelerating global access to life-saving vaccines.

We apply rigorous science to build knowledge and support for the value of vaccines.

Updates
Beating the world’s deadliest disease against all odds
December 2018

When it comes to stopping childhood pneumonia, the odds are stacked against the poor and vulnerable; but vaccines can give them a fighting chance. In 2009, approximately 3,400 children died of pneumonia every day. Now, with investments in pneumonia prevention and treatment – including the introduction and scale up of two vaccines to prevent the most common causes of pneumonia death, Haemophilus influenzae type b and pneumococcus – that number has fallen to 1,000.

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Commentary: Pneumonia, Diarrhea, and Measles force Bangladeshi households to make difficult financial decisions when illnesses arise
October 2018

Few diseases have as much power to cause wide-ranging impact among the population as pneumonia, diarrhea, and measles. These three illnesses can cause long-term disability and can require a significant amount of care. In addition to the pain and the risk of death or disability, people experiencing these illnesses face economic consequences now rising like out-of-pocket expenditures.

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Digital Tools

IVAC’s digital platforms contain downloadable vaccine introduction maps, messaging compendiums, advocacy guides, and more.

Where We Work

IVAC works with governments and major research institutions in 38 countries

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