Asmara, 11 December 2009

Eritrea has received award from the GAVI Alliance for its excellent performance in improving child health and immunization.

At a ceremony held in Hanoi, Vietnam,  in which 15 health minister from various countries participated, the GAVI’s CEO Julian Lob-Levyt noted that Eritrea’s award for very high coverage of immunization is the outcome of dedicated endeavors on the part of the people and Government of Eritrea. He further lauded the achievements registered in the country as regards ensuring mother and child care.

The 17-member GAVI Alliance based in Switzerland focuses on improving health service.