Category: @vaccines

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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Lions of Zambia campaign for @Vaccines

This week @Vaccines is curated by the Zambian Lions, in collaboration with Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. LCIF and Gavi have partnered since 2013 to protect children in the world’s poorest countries, chiefly through the support provided by the millions of volunteer members – or “Lions” – that LCIF has around the...

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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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@Vaccines to show progress against Ebola

This week, for the first time, @Vaccines is curated by a representative of a vaccine manufacturer. Dr. Van Hoof is Global Head of Janssen Vaccines, part of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson &...

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@Vaccines against polio

This week, @Vaccines is curated by Dr. Anuj Bhattachan, a physician, blogger and traveller from Nepal, passionate about global health, poverty and equity issues in low income settings. Dr. Anuj has been involved with the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) since 2005 and will tweet about how vaccines work in Pakistan, with a particular focus on Supplementary Immunization Activities (SIA) in...

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@Vaccines for sustainable future

Taking care of @Vaccines this week is Emily Loud, a member of Gavi’s communications team, who will be travelling to Georgia to find out how they make vaccines work in their corner of the...

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@Vaccines for communities

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 the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul and the World Health Assembly in...

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