Tag: children

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 14th February 2016 The big news this week was all about vaccines as effective investments, as a new batch of research showed that for every US $1 invested in immunisation, $16-$44 was reaped in socio-economic...

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This week in vaccines: 31st January 2016

This week in vaccines 31st January 2016 As the World Health Organisation convened to discuss imminent health issues in Geneva, Zika continued to dominate the news. Some argued that the only option to combat it was to find a vaccine –...

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Five years at the heart of global immunisation

Dagfinn makes a new friend at health centre in Cambodia. Photo: Gavi/Luc Forsyth. Dagfinn Høybråten has served as Board Chair of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance since 2011, overseeing some monumental achievements in global vaccination programmes for the world’s poorest...

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Reaching children everywhere – a vaccine dream for the future, by illustrator Sophie Blackall.  Sophie Blackall takes us on an adventure, in a quest to find every child. Currently, more than 20 million children are not receiving the vaccines they...

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VillageReach – taking @Vaccines to the last mile & beyond

VillageReach is a non-profit global health innovator developing new solutions to critical healthcare challenges in low- and middle-income countries. In particular, they work on the “last mile” of delivering vaccines, making sure they get where they need to be at community level....

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