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[caption id="attachment_11263" align="alignleft" width="568"] Vaccines can be an important entry point for children and families to the rest of the primary healthcare system Image: REUTERS/Nicky Loh[/caption] By Keith Klugman When I completed my medical degree in South Africa in 1981, the country had one of the highest...

Illnesses Don’t Discriminate: Vaccines Work   Authored by Carolyn Miles and William Moss. Carolyn Miles is the President & Chief Executive Officer of Save the Children US. William Moss, MD, MPH is the Interim Executive Director at the International Vaccine Access Center, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health   Parents...

Authored by Dr Kate O’Brien, Executive Director of the International Vaccine Access Center (IVAC), and Professor of International Health and Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Gavi/2013/Adrian Brooks When it comes to stopping childhood pneumonia, the odds are stacked against the poor and vulnerable;...

Authored by Cammie Lee and Kelly Toves. Originally posted at Research for Development, here.  Editor’s Note: I recently caught up with Cammie Lee, program director for R4D’s market shaping practice. In the coming weeks, we’ll be sharing examples about how this approach is being applied to improve access to...

Authored by Bruce Innis, Global Head, Respiratory Infections & Maternal Immunization, PATH Center for Vaccine Access and Immunization, and AMI Strategic Leadership & Sadaf Khan, PATH Senior Program Officer and AMI Maternal & Newborn Health Technical Advisor. [caption id="attachment_11442" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Photo credit: PATH/Gabe Bienczycki[/caption] By getting vaccinated...

Authored by JustActions. In a 2016 address titled, “The Future of Aid for Health”, Larry Summers argued that there should be a “substantial reallocation” of foreign health aid towards global public goods, such as developing medicines and vaccines for diseases of poverty; managing cross-border externalities (e.g....

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