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Food writers at this time of year are always looking for a new angle on Thanksgiving. The reality is that most people have family traditions for the holidays and stick to them. They may opt for a new side dish, but not a radically different...

The GAVI Alliance has issued a new call for applications from developing countries keen to protect more of their children from disease with new vaccines. The GAVI Alliance has opened the new application round in anticipation of continuing strong support from its donors, which currently include,...

A retired NBA athlete, the executive director of UNICEF, four members of Congress and ONE’s leadership and partner organizations all gathered at an all-star event on Capitol Hill last week. ONE invited these leaders to talk about the importance and cost-effectiveness of vaccines at an informal...

Helping Hands for Relief and Development (HHRD) organized two events on Monday to commemorate ‘World Pneumonia Day (November 16)’ and to create awareness among masses about the fatal disease, said a press release. The first event was held for the selected medical officers and media persons...

The wife of the Bayelsa State governor, Mrs Alanyingi Sylva, has called for the inclusion of vaccination against pneumonia in the National Immunisation Programme (NPI). She pointed out that to achieve a reduction in the number of child deaths resulting from pneumonia, children under the age...

Country Director of Johns Hopkins International Vaccine Access Center, Dr. Chizoba Wonodi, has declared that 177,000 children die of pneumonia every year in Nigeria, while 20 children die every hour in Nigeria. Wonodi said that despite the fact that pneumonia is a critical contributor to the...

According to IFAPA’s A Mother’s Cry for a Healthy Africa inter-faith campaign, a healthy Africa is “an Africa that is spiritual and free of conflict and preventable diseases; an Africa in which the children and youth that have been given to us are cherished and...