Category: @vaccines

The Art of @Vaccines

Behind every vaccine is at least one great mind – someone who had the vision, intelligence, persistence and patience to develop, test, fail, and test again – often over the course of...

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A foundation for @Vaccines

As the biggest foundation in Spain and the third largest in the world, “la Caixa” Foundation plays a key role in the fight against child mortality and the most important humanitarian causes all over the...

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@Vaccines in post-earthquake Nepal

This week @Vaccines will be curated by Chris Endean from Gavi’s communications team.  Even before Nepal’s devastating earthquakes earlier this year, health workers faced some of the world’s toughest geographical obstacles in their efforts to deliver...

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@Vaccines against polio

This week’s @Vaccines curators are the Global Polio Eradication Initiative. In the week leading up to World Polio Day on the 24th October, @Vaccines is in the hands of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative...

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A Shot@Life for every child, @Vaccines

Shot@Life, a campaign of the United Nations Foundation, connects and empowers Americans to champion global vaccines as one of the most effective ways to save the lives of children in developing...

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@Vaccines against cholera

This week @Vaccines is in the hands of Lorenzo Pezzoli, a member of the Global Task Force on Cholera Control (GTFCC). The GTFCC is a network led by the World Health Organization (WHO), which brings together governmental and non-governmental organizations, United Nations agencies, and scientific institutions to coordinate global activities for cholera...

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@Vaccines to end polio: Rotary lead the way

July 24 may mark one year without new polio cases for Nigeria. This could mark a major milestone for global health. John Hewko, the general secretary of Rotary International and The Rotary Foundation, will be curating @Vaccines for the week to discuss the importance of Nigeria’s success in our fight to end polio...

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Time for RESULTS @Vaccines

This week as the Financing for Development conference continues in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Aaron Oxley is curating @Vaccines to give us his take.  Aaron is the Executive Director of RESULTS UK, a grassroots network based in the UK that generates the public and political will to end the root causes of poverty in the developing...

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VillageReach – taking @Vaccines to the last mile & beyond

VillageReach is a non-profit global health innovator developing new solutions to critical healthcare challenges in low- and middle-income countries. In particular, they work on the “last mile” of delivering vaccines, making sure they get where they need to be at community level....

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