Health – Appointment of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as chair of GAVI (9th, september 2015)

The Board of GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance created in 2000, unanimously agreed on September 18 to appoint Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former Managing Director of the World Bank and former Minister of Finance of Nigeria, as chair, effective January 1, 2016.

We wish her every success.

With its diplomatic network and experience in the area of innovative financing for development, France supports GAVI - a key instrument for an ambitious global health policy; in its 2016-2020 strategy, it has notably undertaken to strengthen its programs for the 22 French-speaking African countries.