To mark World Immunization Week, PATH is reporting on the lifesaving potential of vaccines against four illnesses that kill more than 2 million young children a year: malaria, pneumonia, rotavirus, and Japanese encephalitis. Here, Dr. John Boslego, director of PATH’s Vaccine Development Program, lists top 10 ways vaccines make a difference for children and for global health. This post originally appeared on PATH.
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The social and economic challenges faced by Africa may seem daunting – with many communities suffering from hunger, a lack of clean water and sanitation, and little access to education or a functioning health system. However, if we work together, I believe we can overcome these challenges one-by-one and build a positive, virtuous cycle where […]
Guest Blogger: Dr. Orin Levine, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Executive Director, International Vaccine Access Center (IVAC). Originally published to the Huffington Post. Today in Ghana, I had a personal reminder as to why our work to prevent disease is so perilous, and why disease control so promising in […]