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Dr. John Wecker, PATH Resourceful, brave, committed — and perhaps a little addicted — that’s the kind of person it takes to ensure that vaccines reach children in the poorest countries of the world. People like Amani Abdelmoniem Mustafa, the manager of the Expanded Programme on...

Jamie Drummond, ONE Blog Last week, Ian Birrell wrote a piece in the Daily Mail supposedly busting the 10 “myths” that he claims are used to justify the UK’s outstanding commitment to help the world’s poorest people. I profoundly disagree with his analysis – an analysis which...

Melinda Moree, The Huffington Post Say the word 'prize,' and most people think of gold medals, blue ribbons and carnival games. But prizes are not just for country fairs. Throughout history, prizes have solved some of the world's toughest scientific and technological challenges. In 1765, a clockmaker...

Dr. Orin Levine and Amanda Glassman, The Huffington Post In low- and middle-income countries, children living in poverty are less likely to be vaccinated -- and more likely to die or become ill from a vaccine-preventable disease -- than wealthier children. Read more....

Sandra Mullin, The Lancet Mass-media campaigns about the harms of tobacco can induce quitting and prevent young people from taking up the habit, especially if implemented as part of a comprehensive tobacco-control programme.1 In many developed countries, anti-tobacco public-education campaigns have been a regular feature of...

Amanda Glassman, Global Health Policy Blogs In low- and middle-income countries, children living in poverty are much less likely to be vaccinated and more likely to die or become ill from a vaccine-preventable disease than better-off children. An example comes from Nigeria, where less than 5%...

Mariya Karimjee, Global Post The Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunizations (GAVI) announced that the Central African Republic, Benin and Cameroon will introduce pneumococcal vaccines in their countries in the upcoming weeks. Read more....

GAVI Alliance Geneva, 6 July 2011 – The GAVI Alliance welcomes the Australian Government-commissioned Independent Review of Aid Effectiveness released today in Canberra and commends the Australian Government on clearly and transparently setting out the strategic directions for Australia’s aid programme through to 2015. Read more....

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