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By the Baltimore Sun - July 21, 2010 This week, Baltimore is privileged to host an international conference sponsored by the preeminent global immunization advocacy organization, the GAVI Alliance. Launched in 2000 at the star-studded gathering of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the GAVI...

By the Baltimore Sun - July 21, 2010 Maryland's infant mortality rate dropped to its lowest point in 2009, according to preliminary statistics, but state public health officials say there is still need for improvement. "We are so pleased this is showing positive progress," said Frances Phillips,...

By the Daily Independent - June 30, 2010 Led by the Nigeria's First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, some of the most reported women in West African sub-region gathered in Abuja for the second edition of the West African Women Leadership Conference (WAWLC) from June 17 to...

We, the Leaders of the Group of Eight, met in Muskoka on June 25-26, 2010. Our annual summit takes place as the world begins a fragile recovery from the greatest economic crisis in generations. Effectiveness: It is critical to maximize the impact of all investments in...

Could getting rid of a case of wine help get rid of cases of pneumonia? This is the idea that came to me last week when New York Times wine critic Eric Asimov started his column with the following joke: What's the difference between a...

by Business Week- May 11, 2010 Two-thirds of cases due to infectious diseases, researchers report (HealthDay News) -- Infectious diseases such as pneumonia, diarrhea, malaria and blood poisoning account for more than two-thirds of the 8.8 million annual deaths in kids under 5 years of...

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