Tag: indonesia

Making a roaring success of immunisation in Indonesia

Around the world, there is a vast network of volunteers working directly with children and their families to support immunisation, alongside official health providers. These “Lions” – members and leaders of the Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) – play a unique role as a bridge between the community and the government, WHO, UNICEF, civic leaders, clergy, and other partners involved in helping many kinds of vaccines work.

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Supporting @Vaccines in South East Asia

Anuradha Gupta, Deputy CEO of Gavi the Vaccine Alliance, will be looking after the Twitter account @Vaccines this week. Anuradha will be taking us on trip to Timor-Leste and Indonesia, where she will meet with Vaccine Alliance partners and immunisation...

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This week in vaccines: 31st July 2016

This week in vaccines 31st July 2016 This week saw organisations come together to celebrate World Hepatitis Day, and call for elimination of the disease in the face of a growing number of deaths, including vaccines for types A and...

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Data power: preventing disease on the ground

When a severe cholera epidemic led to a series of deaths in his local district, Dr John Snow mapped clusters of the disease to help pinpoint the cause – a method which identified a contaminated water pump at the intersection of two busy...

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