Tag: Rotavirus

Electing cost-effective vaccines

Clint Pecenka, senior health economist, PATH This year’s US election was unforgettable for many reasons. It was particularly memorable for me because, as the final results were coming in and most Americans were asleep, I was sitting in the middle of a workshop in Bangkok,...

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This week in vaccines: 10th April 2016

This week in vaccines 10th April 2016 This week health workers of all kinds, including those on the front lines of immunisation, were celebrated as part of World Health Workers...

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This week in vaccines: 3rd April 2016

This week in vaccines 3rd April 2016 As the World Health Organisation declared that Ebola was no longer a public health emergency of international concern, a new case was confirmed in Liberia and experts warned that complacency was a threat to completing work on the...

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This week in vaccines 22nd November 2015 This week it was the turn of deadly diarrhoea to take the stage for World Toilet Day. Although it has a humorous name, the day covered serious matters – considering how to prevent more than half a million child deaths from diarrhoea every...

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Vital vaccines: preventing diarrhea hospitalizations in South Africa

Candace Rosen, Manager Policy, Advocacy & Communications, and Laura Edison, Scientific Communications Associate, PATH Nearly 600,000 young children die from severe, dehydrating diarrhea every year. Rotavirus, the leading cause of severe diarrhea in infants and children worldwide, accounts for approximately one third of these deaths and millions of...

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