Sabin’s Coalition against Typhoid (CaT) Secretariat recently travelled to Atlanta, Georgia for a series of meetings at the annual meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH).  Typhoid fever is a severe bacterial infection spread through water or food contaminated wit

In a groudbreaking announcment made last week, the World Health Organization ruled that the MenAfriVac vaccine, which is already having a big impact in the "Meningitis Belt" of Africa, can be safely used even after four days without refrigeration.

Around the world, more than 800,000 children die each year from childhood pneumonia. 99 percent of these children are living in developing countries.

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases Journal Celebrates Fifth Anniversary by Announcing Geopolitics Collection, Call for Papers, and More

The open-access journal, PLoS NTDs, celebrated its fifth anniversary. To commemorate this great achievement, the journal compiled editorials and research papers published over the last five years to create a collection, called “The Geopolitics of NTDs.”

The collection focuses on the geographic distribution of NTDs by region to highlight the key differences as well as similarities between the diseases in different areas around the world.

10.24.12
São Paulo, Brazil
For more than a decade, people around the world have celebrated public health successes in reducing the burden of polio on October 24th.

DoV Collaboration Leadership commits to making DoV vision a reality

This pledge proclaims the commitment by the Decade of Vaccines Collaboration Leadership Council to make the vision of the Decade of Vaccines a reality through the implementation of the Global Vaccine Action Plan (GVAP). This pledge also shows the DoV Collaboration's commitment to the principles of Every Woman Every Child.
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