June 2, 2011
June 10, 2011
Using lessons from the smallpox eradication campaign, Sabin Executive Vice President Dr. Ciro de Quadros makes the case for increased contributions for immunization--in the run-up to the GAVI Alliance's pledging conference next week in London--which could save an estimated 4 million lives.
April 27, 2011
April 4, 2011
March 29, 2011
A new report released today by the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases, an initiative of the Sabin Vaccine Institute, highlights the impact that a small group of neglected diseases are having on children in the Americas and presents concrete policy recommendations that can lead to significant progress in achieving several Millennium Development Goals in the Americas by 2015.
January 28, 2011
United Kingdom based journalist Emilie Filou recently published an article on neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) featuring interviews with Sabin President Dr. Peter Hotez and Managing Director of the Global Network Dr. Neeraj Mistry. In the piece, Drs. Hotez and Mistry make the case for improving integrated NTD control programs by including NTDs in the mission of The Global Fund, Pepfar or the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative.
December 14, 2010
The Sabin Vaccine Institute expresses its deepest condolences to family, friends and colleagues of the Honorable Richard C. Holbrooke, who died yesterday.
Ambassador Holbrooke, a diplomat, AIDS activist, and public servant, was the recipient of Sabin’s 2002 Lifetime Achievement Award for leadership and dedication to securing adequate healthcare for the world’s most vulnerable populations. He clearly recognized the strong relationship between science, medicine and diplomacy for the benefit of humanity.
December 13, 2010
In a new op-ed published by the Los Angeles Times, Sabin President Dr. Peter Hotez argues that, "some of the world's most glaring health problems affecting impoverished girls and women are also some of the easiest to address."