BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge laureates Deaton and De Quadros defend the advances made in reducing world poverty

June 25, 2012

The BBVA Foundation also released an announcement prior to a press conference featuring Dr. de Quadros, which you can view here.

Below find a press announcement released by the BBVA Foundation.

The BBVA Foundation presents its Frontiers of Knowledge Awards at a ceremony enthroning science and culture as motors of development

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Today, the Rwandan Ministry of Health announced that they will introduce a new rotavirus vaccine nationwide.

Today, representatives at the Sixty-fifth World Health Assembly gave their support to a new Global Vaccine Action Plan (GVAP). WHA endorsement of the GVAP marks a major milestone towards universal access to immunization.

Statement of Support for New Global Vaccine Action Plan

May 25, 2012

The Sabin Vaccine Institute applauds the decision made today by the Sixty-fifth World Health Assembly to endorse the Global Vaccine Action Plan (GVAP). As a research and advocacy organization devoted to ensuring that life-saving vaccines reach the people that need them most, we commend this action plan, which lays the groundwork for the discovery, development and equitable delivery of vaccines.

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For the past week, the Sabin Vaccine Institute and the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases have been working with a group of organizations to raise awareness of specific issues - such a

William Foege, M.D., was among 13 individuals who were last week named recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama.

We are pleased to announce that Sabin executive vice president, Ciro de Quadros, M.D., M.P.H., has been awarded the BBVA Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Development Cooperation, an international distinction of the highest level. Dr.

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,
04.14.11 to 04.15.11
Lima, Peru

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