05 May Community-based volunteers: A link between vaccines and the children who need them
Abi Weaver, ONE Blog
“Vaccines don’t actually reach their potential until they meet the communities that need them, protecting children from the invisible monsters that will try to derail their futures. The Red Cross forms that critical link.”
I typed this into my BlackBerry the first night I arrived in the Central African Republic. Looking back, I am not sure if it was a reminder or an observation, but it surely presented itself as a theme during my visit to the conflict-stricken country ahead of its mass measles vaccination campaign last month.