International Finance Facility for Immunisation: building a financial lifeline from the world’s investors to its poorest children
Every year, 1 in 5 children in Gavi countries are still missing out the basic package of childhood vaccines
Shortage of secure, predictable funding stops developing countries planning long-term health programmes for their children
IFFIm was set-up in 2006 to accelerate the availability and predictability of funds for immunisation programmes
IFFIm raises finance by issuing 'vaccine bonds' in capital markets, converting long-term government pledges into immediate cash
UK, France, Italy, Norway, Australia, Spain, Netherlands, Sweden, South Africa have committed US$ 6.5b to IFFIm spanning 23 years
IFFIm funds help Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. In 15 years, Gavi has prevented over 7 million future deaths
IFFIm funds catalyse uptake of vaccines against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, hepatitis B, Haemophilus influenzae type b
IFFIm funds strengthen immunisation and health service delivery through health worker training and support for cold chain and logistics
IFFIm supports polio and yellow fever vaccines, measles mortality reduction, maternal & neonatal tetanus
Thanks to IFFIm, Gavi has been able to nearly double its support for vaccine introduction in developing countries since 2006
26 October 2016
IFFIm issues US$ 500 million in 3-year floating rate Vaccine Bonds
Funding to increase immunisation of children in the poorest countries.
01 April 2016
IFFIm appoints Doris Herrera-Pol to its Board of Directors
Former World Bank Director brings enhanced understanding of capital markets.
12 October 2015
Global Finance magazine recognises IFFIm sukuk
Fifth award for the sukuk since November 2014 issuance.
17 September 2015
IFFIm issues second Sukuk, raising US$ 200 million
Funding to support immunisation of children in the poorest countries through Gavi.
16 Dec 2016Fitch Ratings credit analysis
15 Dec 2016S&P research update
13 December 2016Fitch Ratings credit update
28 July 2016Moody's rating report
1 July 2016S&P research update
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US$ 1.2 billion for Gavi-eligible countries has increased global uptake of new & underused vaccines.
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Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance was set-up in 2000 to save children's lives and
protect people's health by increasing access to immunisation in
More than US$ 2.5 billion of disbursements has helped significantly increase expenditures on health by Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance.
To date, nine donors have pledged US$ 6.5 billion to IFFIm spanning 23 years.
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