04.24.18
National Academy of Sciences building, Washington, D.C.
11.20.17 to 11.22.17
Buenos Aires, Argentina

One-third of the world’s population is at risk of contracting typhoid.

If you’ve been putting off getting a flu shot, time’s up. Now is the time to get a flu shot to protect yourself and the people around you as both the holidays and the flu season approach.

Health Leaders Gather in Dubai for Regional Workshop on Adolescent Health and Immunization

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – October 22, 2017 – Today, the Sabin Vaccine Institute (Sabin) convened public health leaders from across the Middle East and North Africa for a two-day interactive workshop to share experiences and strategies in strengthening adolescent health and immunization.
10.22.17 to 10.23.17
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
This week immunization experts from around the world will gather in Geneva to review new evidence and discuss recommendations for WHO immunization policy. An important item on the agenda for the fall meeting is typhoid vaccines. A recommendation on the use of new typhoid conjugate vaccines (TCVs) could significantly impact the effort to reduce the global burden of typhoid, a disease that impacts nearly 12 million people a year.

The flu poses a serious health risk for pregnant women and their babies. Due to changes in how the immune system, heart and lungs function during pregnancy, pregnant women are at higher risk of experiencing severe symptoms from influenza.

Last month, The Lancet published the 2016 Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study (GBD), the global health community’s annual look into mortality and morbidity for major diseases, injuries and other health risk factors wo

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