La Caixa Foundation

From soler hispania we want to help the Gavi Foundation, the vaccine Alliance to continue improving the lives of thousands of children and protect the life expectancy of the most vulnerable population

Every 60 seconds 3 children die from preventable causes with simple vaccines.

With the intention of ending this situation, in 2008, the Banking Foundation «la Caixa» becomes the first private partner of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance in Europe, and together they create the Business Alliance for Childhood Vaccination, an initiative that fight against infant mortality in the most disadvantaged territories through the vaccination of the smallest.

Thanks to this alliance, it is possible to reduce the number of premature deaths in the affected places, increase life expectancy and, in general, improve the future of these towns and cities.

The more than 10 years of collaboration have resulted in the Deccenials, a generation that has given hope back to this cause and has shown that changing the fate of these children is possible.

The Banking Foundation “la Caixa” and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance offer the opportunity to join the fight against child mortality, opening the participation to customers and employees of the CaixaBank group as well as to society in general and to companies as part of Your Social Responsibility through the Business Alliance for Childhood Vaccination.

Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance is the first global, public-private alliance that fights against child mortality. Its mission is to save the lives of children and protect the health of the most vulnerable populations.

The Global Health Institute of Barcelona – ISGlobal joins, as a strategic collaborator, the Business Alliance for Childhood Vaccination. forming part of the advisory committee of civil organizations of Gavi -CSOs. This committee, composed of 19 members from 15 different countries, has the mission of coordinating the activities of the more than 3,000 civil organizations members of the alliance that work to ensure that vaccines reach all children. The long history of ISGlobal in the field Maternal and child health, make the Institute a strategic ally of the Social Work “la Caixa” in the project of child vaccination.

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