This week was a big one for Pakistan, as officials in Balochistan responded to a rare strain of polio with a big vaccination campaign, and Punjab became the first province to launch rotavirus vaccine, a key measure to prevent child deaths from diarrhoea.

Campaigning organisation RESULTS shared their wisdom on why domestic financing for vaccination is an effective tactic that should be imitated by low income countries around the world.

As the Zika outbreak continued, with cases now reported in Angola, one candidate in the race for a possible vaccine took a step forward.

Finally, after immunisation hit the news in the US, the medical and global health communities took to Twitter to reaffirm that #VaccinesWork.