Tag: HPV vaccine

This week in vaccines: 23rd October 2016

The top headline this week was the announcement from Gavi, UNICEF and other international vaccine partners that a vital immunisation – protecting against not 1 but 5 diseases – would be available to eligible countries for less than $1 per dose by...

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4 ways vaccines can stop cancer

After World Cancer Day last week, we are sadly all too aware of the deadly impact of cancer. It accounted for 8 million deaths worldwide in 2012, and is taking an increasingly heavy toll on developing...

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This week in vaccines: 16th January 2016

This week in vaccines 16th January 2016 Indian innovation for vaccines continued to form part of the discussion this week, as UNDP shared insights into eVIN – a smartphone app that will help vaccines work for more children, primarily by using real-time data to avoid...

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This week in vaccines: 8th November 2015

This week in vaccines 8th November 2015 This week the diseases were varied, but the conversation was all about looking to the future of prevention. Despite ongoing conflict, Yemen introduced a new vaccine to join the push for polio eradication and better protect its...

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Learning to get HPV vaccines to the world’s poorest girls

Celina Hanson (Gavi), Paul Bloem (WHO) & Emily Loud (Gavi).  Women in developing countries disproportionately suffer from the burden of cervical cancer, yet often their countries do not have resources to establish screening programs that save women’s lives elsewhere....

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Happy international women’s day!  Let’s celebrate the interventions we have to improve women’s health. …

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