Vaccines for the poor. An interview with Julian Lob-Levyt

Bull World Health Organ. 2008 Jun;86(6):427-8. doi: 10.2471/blt.08.040608.


Immunization is one of the world’s major public health successes, but many people are still not benefiting from it because they cannot afford the vaccines. Step forward the GAVI Alliance: a public–private partnership established in 2000 to raise money for vaccines to save the lives of millions of children who die every year from vaccine-preventable diseases. The GAVI Alliance was formerly known as the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation.

Publication types

  • Interview

MeSH terms

  • Financial Support*
  • Humans
  • Poverty*
  • Vaccines / economics*
  • Vaccines / supply & distribution*


  • Vaccines