Category: @vaccines

Sharing new data on @Vaccines

This week, @Vaccines is curated by Dr Jean-Marie Okwo-Bele, Director of the Department of Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals at the World Health Organization. During his 35 years in public health, Dr Okwo-Bele has worked at country, regional and global levels in support of child health and immunization programmes, contributing to policymaking, capacity building, programme planning and evaluation, and disease...

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Eradicating polio with @Vaccines

The goal of eradicating polio has never been closer. The fact that this year there have been the fewest ever cases in the fewest ever places is giving the world hope that a polio-free world is in...

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A foundation for funding @Vaccines

As the biggest foundation in Spain and the 3rd largest in the World, “la Caixa” Foundation plays a key role in the supporting child health and the most important humanitarian causes all over the...

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@Vaccines for World Immunization Week

Happy World Immunization Week! To reflect the huge range of amazing people and organisations who will be raising their voices for vaccines over the next few days, this week we have a number of different curators looking after the @Vaccines handle on...

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Vaccines Work When Supply Chains Do

At the same time that we build vital demand for families to vaccinate their children, we must also ensure that adequate supply is available for the families when they come. Vaccine availability depends on a multitude of factors, but a critical component is the supply chain and logistics systems that ensure vaccines (and related supplies) arrive safely when and where they are...

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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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Supporting @Vaccines in South East Asia

Anuradha Gupta, Deputy CEO of Gavi the Vaccine Alliance, will be looking after the Twitter account @Vaccines this week. Anuradha will be taking us on trip to Timor-Leste and Indonesia, where she will meet with Vaccine Alliance partners and immunisation...

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@Vaccines to stop pneumonia

This week, @Vaccines is curated by Dr. Kate O’Brien, Executive Director of the International Vaccine Access Center (IVAC) at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. O’Brien is a physician, an epidemiologist and a vaccinologist with a focus in vaccine preventable childhood...

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Red Cross & Red Crescent @Vaccines

This week @Vaccines is curated by Dr. Julie Lyn Hall, Head of Health and Care at the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, who will be tweeting from Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization meeting and a high-level discussion on using measles and rubella programmes to strengthen routine...

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@Vaccines to Save the Children

This week @Vaccines is curated by Kirsten Mathieson (@kirstmath) from Save the Children (@savechildrenuk). Kirsten advocates for equitable health coverage, to ensure that all children can access essential health services, including immunisation, as part of their right to...

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