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Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals: six reasons why immunisation matters

Kristen Kelleher, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance This week the world comes together in New York to check on progress toward achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). One year after the international community agreed on a set of clear targets to end poverty and create a peaceful, prosperous globe by 2030, a High-level Political Forum will assess how governments are tackling poverty, hunger, poor health and gender inequality....

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The women who made modern vaccines work

Have you heard of Edward Jenner, the inventor of the modern vaccine? Or Jonas Salk, whose polio vaccine was a turning point in the fight against this debilitating disease? If you know something about global health, you’ve probably heard of these vaccine...

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Walking the Talk: Three Keys to Ending Vaccine-Preventable Deaths

Katrin DeCamp and Robert Steinglass, USAID’s Maternal and Child Survival Program Reposted from The Huffington Post Kenya; courtesy of Ronald Dangana/MCHIP At month’s end, African health and finance ministers will meet in Ethiopia for the Ministerial Conference on Immunization in...

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