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The Ministry of Health (MoH) yesterday launched a one-week health campaign aimed at improving the health of mothers and children and intends to distribute several types of vaccines to 5.8 million children across the country. This was announced by the Minister of Health, Dr. Richard Sezibera,...

The Global Alliance for Vaccine Immunization, co-founded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will create an advocacy group to raise $3.7 billion amid reduced donor contributions following the global financial crisis. The group is expected to start operating in the first quarter of 2011 and...

Good news from GAVI – the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation. The price of the combined vaccine that protects small babies in poor countries against five major killer diseases – diphtheria, whooping cough, tetanus, Hib and hepatitis B – is coming down. An "emerging...

Food writers at this time of year are always looking for a new angle on Thanksgiving. The reality is that most people have family traditions for the holidays and stick to them. They may opt for a new side dish, but not a radically different...

The GAVI Alliance has issued a new call for applications from developing countries keen to protect more of their children from disease with new vaccines. The GAVI Alliance has opened the new application round in anticipation of continuing strong support from its donors, which currently include,...

A retired NBA athlete, the executive director of UNICEF, four members of Congress and ONE’s leadership and partner organizations all gathered at an all-star event on Capitol Hill last week. ONE invited these leaders to talk about the importance and cost-effectiveness of vaccines at an informal...

Helping Hands for Relief and Development (HHRD) organized two events on Monday to commemorate ‘World Pneumonia Day (November 16)’ and to create awareness among masses about the fatal disease, said a press release. The first event was held for the selected medical officers and media persons...

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