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News and resources

René Karsenti to become new Chair of IFFIm Board

03 Feb 2012

Outgoing Chair Alan Gillespie oversaw raising of US$ 3.6 billion René Karsenti will take over as IFFIm Board Chair on 24 February. Washington DC and Geneva, 3 February 2012 - René Karsenti has been appointed as the new Board Chair of the International Finance Facility for Immunisation (IFFIm).

IFFIm rating action by Standard & Poor’s follows sovereign donor downgrades

17 Jan 2012

Standard & Poor’s downgrades the International Finance Facility for Immunisation Company by one notch from AAA to AA+

IFFIm and World Bank renew commitment to raise funds for GAVI programmes

10 Oct 2011

IFFIm announces the renewal for five years of its Treasury Management Agreement with the World Bank

New IFFIm vaccine bonds issued to support life-saving immunisation in poorest countries

28 Sep 2011

Bonds will support GAVI Alliance vaccine programmes Tokyo, 29 September 2011 - J.P. Morgan, the World Bank and the International Finance Facility for Immunisation ("IFFIm") (rated AAA/Aaa/AAA), today announced the issuance of US$ 169.4 million (equivalent) of IFFIm "vaccine bonds" in Japan.

Independent evaluation confirms IFFIm success

01 Jul 2011

HLSP analysis finds IFFIm transformative and a 'strong case for further investment'

Brazil to become IFFIm donor, Italy increases funding

14 Jun 2011

  London, 14 June 2011 - Italy and Brazil pledged US$ 57 million to IFFIm at the GAVI Alliance’s first pledging conference.

IFFIm issues first vaccine bonds of 2011

09 Mar 2011

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