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This week in vaccines: 6th March 2016

This week in vaccines 6th March 2016 This week was a big one for HPV vaccination, as both Nepal and India started introducing the vaccine to protect girls from major causes of cervical...

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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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This week in vaccines 29th November 2015 This week was a busy one for countries in Africa. Uganda introduced HPV vaccine, and Mozambique launched inactivated polio vaccine to provide extra protection against...

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Spreading the word about vaccines in Ethiopia

Rachael Hore, Gavi What does it take to get people to claim their right to protection against deadly diseases? The answer is as varied as the people in question. In Afar, Ethiopia, actors, singers and dancers are all part of innovative efforts to help families in this rural community demand the vaccinations their children deserve just as much as youngsters living...

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