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Helen Evans, Blog 4 Global Health GENEVA — I am Helen Evans, the interim chief executive of the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation, and our mission is to save children’s lives and protect people’s health by increasing access to immunisation in poor countries. Right now we...

John Wecker, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Blog At the end of African Vaccination Week, last week, top health officials in Sudan held a press conference in which they announced their intention to introduce, on a nationwide scale, a vaccine against rotavirus - the most deadly...

Reuters Bill Gates called on Tuesday for strengthened immunization programs against infectious diseases to save 4 million lives by 2015 and 10 million lives by 2020 during a "decade of vaccines." Read more....

PharmaBiz.com GAVI Alliance, a Geneva-based Public-Private Partnership (PPP) has committed US$100 million to help tackle meningitis A in Cameroon, Chad, and Nigeria. This is part of a strategy to save lives in Africa with a new life-saving vaccine, MenAfriVac. Africa’s ‘meningitis belt’ covers 25 countries stretching...

John Wecker, ONE Blog The world has been watching a drama unfold in Libya as NATO struggles to create a functional multilateral partnership capable of delivering on the mission of protecting civilians. Clearly, mobilizing a complex, multicountry, multi-organizational alliance is hard work fraught with complications and...

The Guardian Nigeria PAEDIATRIC experts have said that the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) would be fast-tracked if pneumonia vaccine were incorporated in the National Programme on Immunisation (NPI). The world-class specialists in research, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of pneumococcal disease (PD), said at the second yearly Africa...

Luke Timmerman, Seattle PI The GAVI Alliance, the Geneva, Switzerland-based global health organization, said today it has committed $100 million to support the use of a meningitis vaccine developed by Seattle-based PATH. Read more....

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