October 24, 2008
October 24, 2008
Rwanda plans to introduce the pneumococcal vaccine into its national immunisation programme by 2009, making her one of the first African countries to vaccinate its children routinely against pneumococcal disease, and living up to the old adage that prevention is better than cure.
October 21, 2008
The New Times (Kigali)
By Edwin Musoni
September 22, 2008 | Listin Diario
SANTO DOMINGO.- Científicos, autoridades y diseñadores de políticas de salud pública, representantes de agencias internacionales, directivos y miembros de sociedades especializadas de pediatría, infectologia y neumología del Caribe, revisarán en el pa ís los alcances de la propagación y control de la enfermedad neumocóccica, que mata al menos 114 niños cada hora en el mundo.
July 16, 2008
Neglected Diseases of Poverty, More Than Just a Developing Nation Problem
Immunization programs save hundreds of thousands of lives in the developing world, and the introduction of new vaccines will save millions more. As new, more expensive vaccines enter the global market, however, many developing countries are struggling to finance their immunization programs. To address this growing challenge, the Sabin Vaccine Institute has launched its latest initiative: the Advocacy Project for Sustainable Immunization Financing.
Sabin has grown over the last few years and continues to do so with the success and momentum of its programs aimed at combating infectious and neglected diseases. Scroll through the new faces of Sabin's leadership, executive members and staff to see the new talent helping to build healthier nations.
What are the Neglected Infections of Poverty?
June 10, 2008