Policy Update

Gavi seeks additional €100 million in German contributions

Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance is seeking €700 million (US$789 million) from Germany for its upcoming 2020 replenishment in London. If confirmed, this would be a €100 million (US$112 million) increase from the contribution previous confirmed by Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Gavi had vaccinated 760 million children as of reporting in late 2018, with the highest rates ever of vaccinations in low-income countries, and an estimated 13 million lives saved.

News article – Focus (in German)