Immunization Professionals

Ciro de Quadros Vaccinology Course

In recent years mass vaccination campaigns in Latin America have resulted in significant progress in improving health throughout the region, including the eradication and elimination of polio, measles and rubella in the Americas.  Many countries are looking to expand vaccination coverage and introduce new vaccines, such as those against hepatitis B, Haemophilus Influenzae type b (Hib), rotavirus, human papilloma virus (HPV) and pneumococcal disease.

Dr. Ciro de Quadros, Sabin’s Executive Vice President and Director of Vaccine Advocacy and Education, has led and implemented some of the most successful immunization campaigns in the history of public health.

How purchasing power can help prevent child deaths: lessons for Asia from the Americas

In an article published today on Reuters, Sabin Executive Vice President Dr. Ciro de Quadros and Tony Nelson of the ROTA Council describe how actions taken by Latin American countries to protect children from rotavirus, the leading cause of diarhea hospitalizations and deaths, could be used in other regions of the world severely impacted by this killer disease of children.
To highlight the extensive body of knowledge collected in developing the Global Vaccine Action Plan (GVAP), the journal Vaccine today released a special supplement dedicated in full to the Decade of Vaccines.

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