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Women Advocates for Vaccine Access (WAVA), is a coalition of women-led and/or women-focused civil society organizations in Nigeria advocating for increased routine immunization and sustainable vaccines financing. Founded in 2011, it is supported by the Johns Hopkins University International Vaccine Access Center (JHU-IVAC) to help increase uptake of immunization services in Nigeria.

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If urgent measures are not taken to mobilise adequate funding for vaccines as donor support declines, Nigeria will be at risk of running out of vaccines this year. In its bid to ensure...Read more


In the past two decades, Nigeria has made good progress in the routine immunization programme. With the introduction of new vaccines and expansion of the immunization...Read more


It is important because vaccines save lives, save money and build nations. How do vaccines save lives? By preventing diseases from happening in the first place. Every year, more than...Read More