The Gates Foundation recognized Sabin senior program officer Dr. Hélène Mambu-ma-Disu in particular for her work in establishing sustainable immunization financing in African countries.
03.05.13 to 03.06.13
São Paulo, Brazil

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Bill Gates and Michael Bloomberg: Our Plan to Eradicate PolioWall Street Journal

Over the past decade, the international focus on investing in research to control and eliminate the spread of diseases has significantly increased. As vaccines continue to develop, it’s vital to simultaneously seek optimal storage solutions to avoid wastage.
As part of the DVI program, a team has been working to develop and advance a model for the impact of dengue vaccine immunization on infection and disease, one that allows the simulation of a wide range of scenarios, including the impact of vector control.
On Tuesday, two of Sabin Vaccine Institute’s senior executives, Dr. Peter Hotez and Dr. Ciro de Quadros, were named among the “Top 50 Global Vaccine Influencers” by Vaccine Nation. Both Dr. Hotez and Dr. de Quadros have made significant contributions in global health throughout their careers and the countless lives they have touched stand as a testament to their vaccine advocacy and development efforts.

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