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September 14, 2016 By Dr. Kate O’Brien, Executive Director, International Vaccine Access Center (IVAC) [caption id="attachment_8068" align="alignright" width="357"] Source: Riccardo Gangale/VectorWorks[/caption] Everyone may get 15 minutes of fame, however, for common illnesses such as pneumonia headlines are scarce. While Secretary Clinton’s pneumonia diagnosis is viewed by most through...

September 13, 2016 World Pneumonia Day is two months away! This annual day is held on November 12 to educate the public about pneumonia and its impact on the world. This day is dedicated as a reminder about how individuals, communities, and society can protect, prevent,...

August 30, 2016 In Nigeria’s urban slums, where diseases are easy to pick up and health care facilities are hard to reach, prevention with vaccines can be the difference between life and death. One advocate tells her story. By Chika Offor, Chief Oversight Officer, Vaccine Network for...