Tag: health

Immunisation: a powerful piece of the equality puzzle

Anuradha Gupta, DCEO of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance A mother and father celebrate their baby’s vaccination in Nepal. Photo: Gavi/Oscar Seykens. In 2016, girls and women are still more likely to miss out when it comes to the advances of global development: going to school, getting well paid for their work or representing their country...

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Following the Cold Chain in Bangladesh

Leilia Dore, World Health Organisation In Bangladesh, routine immunisation reaches over 82 % of children with the vaccines they need to protect them against diseases like polio, measles, tetanus and many...

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A very important issue to understand and counter, to make sure all kids get the healthy start in life they deserve.  npr: A decade ago in Nigeria, rumors spread that polio vaccines were surreptitious sterilization...

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Strong health systems are needed in order to vaccinate widely in any country.  Asmita explains why, with her own story.  (Source:...

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Tony Lake reminds us of why we work hard to help vaccines reach more children around the world! …

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There are many strong reasons to reach every child with vaccines, including issues of urgency, equality, sustainability. Next week we’ll have the opportunity to make this goal a reality – find out...

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Immunisation partners: committed to sustainability

Dr. Clarisse Loumou Loe, Pediatrician, Vice President of Alternative Santé Cameroon, and civil society representative at the Gavi Programme and Policy Committee. Concerns about the sustainability of immunisation programmes in sub-Saharan Africa are becoming increasingly vocal in international fora and at the country...

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