International Vaccine Institute


The International Vaccine Institute (IVI) is a non-profit International Organization established in 1997 as an initiative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). We are among the few organizations in the world dedicated to vaccines and vaccination for global health.

Our mission is to Discover, develop and deliver safe, effective and affordable vaccines for global public health. IVI is headquartered in Seoul and hosted by the Republic of Korea with 39-member countries and the WHO on its treaty.

IVI focuses on vaccines against infectious diseases affecting the World’s most impoverished. We aim to make vaccines available and accessible for vulnerable populations in developing countries. We live in an increasingly globalized world where new and emerging infectious diseases can become global health threats. IVI also focuses on vaccines against infectious diseases of major global health concern.

Last updated : June 28, 2023