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This week in vaccines: 24th July 2016

This week in vaccines 24th July 2016 Today marks two years since Nigeria’s last case of wild poliovirus – a remarkable milestone for the country’s vaccination campaigns, health workers and technical...

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@Vaccines Supply Chain in Nigeria

This week, @Vaccines is curated by Umeh Chukwunonso, a public health expert from Nigeria, who is passionate about improving lives and preventing disease through effective use of vaccines. Chukwunonso has played a key role in training community health workers in Nigeria during the roll-out of several vaccines, including the five-in-one (2012), pneumococcal (2014) and inactivated polio vaccines...

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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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Championing @Vaccines in Nigeria

This week, @Vaccines will be curated by Dr. Obinna Ebirim, a medical doctor and vaccine champion from Nigeria. Obinna is passionate about public health and has promised to tell us about how he and other immunisation champions help vaccines work in...

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Polio: are we beginning to see the end?

Lois Privor-Dumm, Director of Policy Advocacy & Communication at International Vaccine Access Center (IVAC), and Huma Khawar, freelance journalist and consultant for Vaccine Implementation Technical Advisory Consortium (VITAC). Misbau Lawan Didi doing his advocacy...

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@Vaccines to end polio: Rotary lead the way

July 24 may mark one year without new polio cases for Nigeria. This could mark a major milestone for global health. John Hewko, the general secretary of Rotary International and The Rotary Foundation, will be curating @Vaccines for the week to discuss the importance of Nigeria’s success in our fight to end polio...

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