Op-ed written by Dr. Peter Hotez published in the Houston Chronicle: School takes on ancient scourges

Austin, Houston and San Antonio, three of the most populated cities in Texas, have something in common with the world's great population centers - Cairo, Jerusalem, Petra, Baghdad, Shiraz, Delhi, Kathmandu, Chongqing, Wuhan and Shanghai. All are located on or close to the 30th parallel north. All, to some degree, are home to people in poverty.

Houston Chronicle

Last March, Sabin’s Sustainable Immunization Financing Program (SIF) organized a workshop with the 

XIX Meeting of the Technical Advisory Group (TAG)

The XIX Meeting of the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) was held from July 6-8, 2011 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Experts from the Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) gathered to acknowledge great strides made in vaccine development and distribution, along with discussing next steps for future success.

Sabin, PAHO, WHO,

The U.S. Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) consists of 15 experts in fields associated with immunization who develop written recommendations on the routine administration of vaccines to the United States civilian population.

By Stephanie Bricking, Albert B. Sabin Archivist, University of Cincinnati

Sabin Executive Vice President Dr. Ciro de Quadros attended this week’s Pacific Health Summit in Seattle, Washington. The theme of the 2011 conference was vaccines.

Remember the last time you had the flu? The exhaustion, the fever, the aching body?

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