Category: @vaccines

Finding @Vaccines solutions in Chad

This week Deputy CEO of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance will be tweeting @Vaccines from Chad. She will be sharing moments from across the week, as she meets with partners, government and heath workers to discuss the nation’s immunisation challenges – from investment and collaboration to insecurity – and how to resolve...

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Nexleaf innovation for @Vaccines

This week @Vaccines follow Caroline Kania’s journey across Kenya and Tanzania. As the Project Coordinator at Nexleaf Analytics for East Africa, Caroline oversees Nexleaf’s immunization program ColdTrace in Tanzania, Mozambique, and...

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@Vaccines for African Vaccination Week

Joining @Vaccines this week to spread the word that #VaccinesWork, is Fiona Braka, a vaccine advocate from Nigeria. Having spent her public health career so far working on vaccines, Fiona has seen first hand their life-saving impact, from the closure of measles wards in Uganda, to the promising progress against polio in...

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@Vaccines to end polio for good

@Vaccines this week is Ramesh Ferris, a 38-year-old activist and polio survivor who was born in Coimbatore, India, and grew up in Canada. After travelling back to India as an adult and witnessing the suffering of polio survivors who had no support or rehabilitation, Ramesh vowed to make a difference in the lives of polio survivors and to ensure the disease does not claim new...

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Busting poo taboos to defeat diarrhoea with @Vaccines

This week, @Vaccines is curated by Hope Randall, a founding member of PATH’s Defeat Diarrheal Disease Initiative (@DefeatDD) – which is almost 10 years old! You can therefore expect her to talk about all the latest and greatest on the status of vaccines against the leading forms of diarrhoea and other enteric illnesses, such as rotavirus, ETEC, Shigella, and typhoid, as well as how integrated approaches serve children...

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Shot@Life champion for @Vaccines

This week we welcome Dr. Purvi Parikh, doctor, advocate and Clinical Assistant Professor at New York University School of Medicine, to @Vaccines! As an adult and paediatric allergist and immunologist, she is passionate about immunisation and vaccinates children and adults on a daily...

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@Vaccines – immunisation innovation at WEF

This week, @Vaccines is curated by Iryna Mazur and Isaac Griberg from Gavi’s communications team. They’re at the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos and have promised to tweet a behind-the-scenes view of Gavi’s engagement...

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@Vaccines to #TakeOnTyphoid

This week, @Vaccines is curated by Laura Kallen and Elayna Oberman from PATH representing Take on Typhoid, an initiative to raise awareness of typhoid as a global health priority and the importance of an integrated approach to typhoid prevention through vaccines and improvements in water, sanitation, and hygiene.

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