Vaccines Pillar (COVAX)

Vaccines Pillar (COVAX)2022-04-22T01:05:15+00:00

The vaccines pillar, also called COVAX, is co-led by Gavi, the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) and WHO. Its aim is to accelerate the development and manufacture of COVID-19 vaccines, and to guarantee fair and equitable access for every country in the world, contributing towards the 70% global vaccination target in 2022.

The participation of Civil society and communities on the COVAX pillar is jointly shared between the Platform and GAVI CSOs.

There are currently 8 workstreams within COVAX namely, CCM, Access/Allocation, Vaccine Strategy, Technical Review Group, Country Readiness & Delivery (Co-ordination), Country Readiness & Delivery (Communication, Advocacy, Training) Manufacturing SWAT, AMC Engagement Group and Shareholders Council. Each Workstream has reserved space for civil society and communities and there are currently 13 representatives on COVAX.

The participation and representation of civil society and communities on this pillar is jointly coordinated by Olga Golichenko, based in the UK on behalf of the Platform and Lisa Hilmi, based in the US from Core Group on behalf of Gavi CSO Constituency.

For further information, or any questions, please contact:

Karrar Karrar
Karrar KarrarSave the Children
Mercy Annapoorni
Mercy AnnapoorniBlossom Trust
Advance Market Commitment (AMC) Engagement Group
Rudelmar Bueno de Faria
Rudelmar Bueno de FariaACT Alliance – Action by Churches Together
Advance Market Commitment (AMC) Engagement Group
Farah Qamar
Farah QamarAga Khan Foundation
Clinical Development and Operations SWAT (Support Work to Advance Teams)
Carla Toko
Carla TokoVillage Reach
Country Readiness & Delivery (Communication, Advocacy, Training)
Kathleen Clark
Kathleen ClarkInternational Federation of Red Cross (IFRC)
Country Readiness & Delivery (Co-ordination)
Robert Kanwagi
Robert KanwagiWorld Vision
Country Readiness & Delivery (Demand)
Mesfin Teklu Tessema
Mesfin Teklu TessemaInternational Rescue Committee (IRC)
COVAX Coordination Meeting (CCM)
Sheetal Sharma
Sheetal SharmaSafari Doctors
Enabling Science SWAT (Support Work to Advance Teams)
Alain Alsalhani
Alain AlsalhaniMSF
Manufacturing SWAT (Support Work to Advance Teams)
Awal Ahmed Kariama
Awal Ahmed KariamaRural Initiatives for Self Empowerment-Ghana (RISE-Ghana)
Shareholders Council
Sheetal Sharma
Sheetal SharmaSafari Doctors
Shareholders Council
Rebecca Grais
Rebecca GraisMSF
Technical Review Group
Jane Barratt
Jane BarrattInternational Federation on Ageing
Vaccine Strategy

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