Tag: HIV

This week in vaccines: 4th December 2016

This week World AIDS day saw renewed discussion around the possibilities of an HIV vaccine, and one new promising vaccine trial was set to kick off. Education and vaccination organisations partnered up to help the world’s most vulnerable children have a healthy, productive...

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This week in vaccines: 12th June 2016

This week in vaccines 12th June 2016  This week health leaders around the world gathered for the High Level Meeting on AIDS in New York, and discussions around the importance of an HIV vaccine and integration of educational prevention initiatives with other vaccine services weren’t far...

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An HIV Vaccine is Coming.

International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) remind us on HIV Vaccine Awareness Day (HVAD) that the effective AIDS vaccine requested by President Clinton in 1997 is on its way. “Only a truly effective, preventive HIV vaccine can limit and eventually eliminate the threat of AIDS,” President Clinton...

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Today is World AIDS Day. IAVI (International AIDS Vaccine Initiative) are remembering the millions of lives devastated by HIV/AIDS by making a renewed commitment to build on the scientific momentum that will lead to a...

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Vital vaccines: preventing diarrhea hospitalizations in South Africa

Candace Rosen, Manager Policy, Advocacy & Communications, and Laura Edison, Scientific Communications Associate, PATH Nearly 600,000 young children die from severe, dehydrating diarrhea every year. Rotavirus, the leading cause of severe diarrhea in infants and children worldwide, accounts for approximately one third of these deaths and millions of...

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