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Radio Australia News The British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is to cut the price of its diarrhoea vaccine by 95 percent for the world's poorest nations, potentially saving hundreds of thousands of lives. Under GSK's new pricing structure, the poorest nations will be able to buy a dose...

Ben Quinn, The Guardian A promise to reduce the prices of vaccines in developing countries has been announced by a number of big drug companies, ahead of a conference in London at which political leaders will consider how to raise funds for immunisation. The Global Alliance for...

Todd Summers, ONE Blog Last week, the Group of Eight countries concluded their annual meeting and issued the requisite communiqués and reports. It’s getting to be a sad affair. For those of us focused on extreme poverty and global health, these summits can bring important promises...

Discover and learn about the latest efforts by the Global Goalition to fight childhood pneumonia in the newly released 2010 Annual World Pneumonia Day Report! Read more...

Tom Zulauf, The Herald Sun Traveling through Ethiopia in 1974, I met members of a World Health Organization (WHO) helicopter and vaccine task force who were tracking down one of the world's last remaining pockets of smallpox in a mountainous region near the city of Gondar....

Sara Kianpour, ONE Blog The first elements of the final communique were revealed in the press. The Arab spring and democracy in North Africa placed high on the agenda. At ONE, we are delighted. However, we believe it is essential that the G8 efforts affect the...

Patrick Wintour, Guardian.co.uk David Cameron will use a conference in London to promote plans to raise a further $3.7bn (£2.25bn) in global aid to increase immunisation programmes, further antagonising those in Britain who claim he is putting overseas aid before squeezed living standards in the UK. Read...

Rachel Fox, ONE Blog I remind my kids often that I changed the world the day I gave birth to them. Not only did it change who I was as a person, but it also awakened in me a desire to make the world a better...

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