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In The Gambia, vaccines work against pneumonia  New research shows just how much pneumococcal vaccines have been preventing pneumonia, sepsis and meningitis in children in The Gambia.  For more, read this...

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This week in vaccines 28th February 2016 This week the main event was the African Ministerial Conference on Immunisation, where leaders from across the continent gathered to show their commitment to the goal of vaccines of all...

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Learning From Experience in Nigeria

Leilia Dore, World Health Organization As African leaders gather at the Ministerial Conference on Immunization on 24 and 25 February, lessons learned from polio eradication are helping to strengthen routine immunization programmes across the continent....

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Walking the Talk: Three Keys to Ending Vaccine-Preventable Deaths

Katrin DeCamp and Robert Steinglass, USAID’s Maternal and Child Survival Program Reposted from The Huffington Post Kenya; courtesy of Ronald Dangana/MCHIP At month’s end, African health and finance ministers will meet in Ethiopia for the Ministerial Conference on Immunization in...

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The future of @Vaccines in Africa

This week, @Vaccines is curated by Frédérique Tissandier from Gavi’s media team. Fred is attending #MCIA16 – the first ministerial conference on immunisation in Africa – taking place in Addis Ababa, 24-25...

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This week in vaccines: 21st February 2016

This week in vaccines 21st February 2016 This week, the global health community prepared to meet in Ethiopia to secure the future of disease prevention through commitment to vaccination for all children across the...

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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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