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What do you not know about vaccines?

Ian Roe and Takuto Shiota, I Boost Immunity A year ago we launched I Boost Immunity, a fun new website featuring a series of online quizzes designed to help raise literacy about...

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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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Five years at the heart of global immunisation

Dagfinn makes a new friend at health centre in Cambodia. Photo: Gavi/Luc Forsyth. Dagfinn Høybråten has served as Board Chair of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance since 2011, overseeing some monumental achievements in global vaccination programmes for the world’s poorest...

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Sri Lanka: five steps to vaccine success

Chris Endean, Gavi Sri Lanka, which reports a near 100% vaccine coverage rate, is one of four countries scheduled to take on the full cost of its immunisation program in 2016, departing from Gavi...

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