Tag: advocacy

@Vaccines for a Shot At Life

This week, @Vaccines is curated by Paula Kiger, a Shot@Life Champion Leader, blogger and mother of two from Tallahassee, Florida.  Paula is attending the annual Shot@Life Champion Summit taking place in Washington,...

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Reflections on immunisation in Uganda

Mothers gather under a tree to have their children vaccianted in Kyamulibwa, Uganda. Photo: Will Boase/RESULTS UK Amy Whalley, Head of Policy Advocacy at RESULTS UK. Sat on a mother’s lap under a tree, a baby cries out loudly and...

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RESULTS for @Vaccines

This week @Vaccines is curated by Laura Kerr, Policy Advocacy Officer (Child Health) with RESULTS UK and passionate grassroots campaigner for universal immunisation around the world. Immunisation is one of RESULTS UK’s core issues as part of our goal of improving global health, especially for the poorest and most marginalised individuals, families, and communities in developing...

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Championing @Vaccines in Nigeria

This week, @Vaccines will be curated by Dr. Obinna Ebirim, a medical doctor and vaccine champion from Nigeria. Obinna is passionate about public health and has promised to tell us about how he and other immunisation champions help vaccines work in...

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A Shot@Life for every child, @Vaccines

Shot@Life, a campaign of the United Nations Foundation, connects and empowers Americans to champion global vaccines as one of the most effective ways to save the lives of children in developing...

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ONE @Vaccines

This year’s World Health Assembly is over and Simon Wright, who covered it @Vaccines (thank you Simon!), has handed over to Erin Hohlfelder. Erin is the Global Health Policy Director at ONE, an amazing network of some 6 million people taking action to end extreme poverty and preventable...

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Strength in unity: launch of civil society platform for Francophone Africa

Guy Aho Tete Benissan, REPAOC Regional Coordinator, Member of Gavi CSO Constituency Steering Committee. It all started in Dakar, in September 2011 during the first consultation of the Francophone African Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), where we were about thirty francophone NGOs meeting to discuss issues related to health systems strengthening and vaccination programs in our...

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Advocating for Access to Lifesaving Vaccines

Dr. Kathy Neuzil, Program Leader, Vaccine Access and Delivery at PATH.  Recently, the Washington Post reported on the struggles of convincing those who are skeptical of vaccines to see their value and take advantage of the health...

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