Tag: USA

@Vaccines for a Shot At Life

This week, @Vaccines is curated by Paula Kiger, a Shot@Life Champion Leader, blogger and mother of two from Tallahassee, Florida.  Paula is attending the annual Shot@Life Champion Summit taking place in Washington,...

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@Vaccines at UNGA

This week @Vaccines is curated by a team from the United Nations Foundation Shot@Life campaign. Elizabeth Atalay (@elizabethatalay), Ilina Ewen (@ilinaP), Nicole Morgan (@thesistershood) and Nicolette Springer (@endlessprojects) are outspoken advocates for children, especially when it comes to providing access to vaccines in the developing...

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Red Noses for @Vaccines

This week @Vaccines is curated by the Washington, DC staff of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. They’ll be tweeting Vax Facts and getting seriously silly in advance of Red Nose Day...

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@Vaccines for a Shot at Life

This week, @Vaccines is curated by Paula Kiger, a Shot@Life Champion Leader, blogger and mother of two from Tallahassee, Florida.  Paula is attending the annual Shot@Life Champion Summit taking place in Washington,...

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Getting @Vaccines where they need to go

Getting vaccines where they need to go, on time and intact, is no simple feat. This is particularly true in the developing world where vaccines face many obstacles such as poorly planned delivery routes, archaic data collecting methods that still rely on pen and paper, a lack of well-trained support staff to manage the supply chain, poor transport and logistics systems, and insufficient cold chain oversight, to name a...

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From launch to saving lives: what does it take to introduce new vaccines?

Michel Othepa, Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP) & John Snow, Inc. The introduction of a new vaccine to a country is not a one-time event—it’s a process. At USAID’s flagship Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP), we know first-hand the extensive technical support required to introduce new and underutilized...

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@Vaccines: on the right PATH

Taking the reins of @Vaccines this week is a dynamic duo from PATH: Lippi Doshi and Hope Randall. Lippi Doshi is a senior communications associate at PATH. She’s worked in the field of vaccines since 2007 where she first became involved with the Human Hookworm Vaccine Initiative at Sabin Vaccine...

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