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Making a roaring success of immunisation in Indonesia

Around the world, there is a vast network of volunteers working directly with children and their families to support immunisation, alongside official health providers. These “Lions” – members and leaders of the Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) – play a unique role as a bridge between the community and the government, WHO, UNICEF, civic leaders, clergy, and other partners involved in helping many kinds of vaccines work.

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Malawi’s Lions build trust to tackle measles & rubella

Maike Bildhauer, Media & Communications Consultant

In June this year the government of Malawi, UNICEF and WHO conducted nationwide immunisation campaign to protect children from measles and rubella. Nearly 8 million children were to receive the vaccine – a major target which could not have been achieved without massive social mobilisation.

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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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