February 15, 2011
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 6, 2010
December 6, 2010
Sabin Executive Vice President Dr. Ciro de Quadros will serve on the steering committee of a recently launched “Decade of Vaccines Collaboration.”
In this role, Dr. de Quadros will provide oversight for the development of an action plan that will increase the discovery, development and delivery of lifesaving vaccines to the most vulnerable populations over the next decade.
November 29, 2010
Recent events in Haiti illustrate the urgent need for countries to stockpile and distribute cholera vaccines says Sabin President Dr. Peter Hotez in a new commentary published by the New England Journal of Medicine entitled “A National Cholera Vaccine Stockpile – A New Humanitarian and Diplomatic Resource.”
November 8, 2010
October 27, 2010
Sabin Executive Vice President Dr. Ciro de Quadros received the Premio Carlos IV for Research in Preventive Medicine and Public Health yesterday from the Royal National Academy of Medicine (RANM) during a ceremony chaired by HRH Infanta Margarita.
September 9, 2010
Sabin Executive Vice President Dr. Ciro de Quadros issued the following statement today regarding the death of Dr. Calil K. Farhat:
September 2, 2010
Helen Coster, a New York- based staff writer at Forbes, will be traveling to Bolivia in the fall on a fellowship with the International Reporting Project. Ms. Coster's blog post is reprinted with permission from Forbes.
August 27, 2010
Dr. Tadataka Tachi Yamada, President of the Global Health Program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is a featured speaker at the 2010 smallpox eradication symposium being held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from August 24-27. Below, he details how the lessons learned from smallpox eradication can be applied to the elimination of polio.