Yesterday, in New Delhi, India, the Eleventh International Rotavirus Symposium opened, commemorating thirty years of research, development and distribution of vaccines against

Dr. Eka Paatashvili recently joined the Sustainable Immunization Financing (SIF) team as a Senior Program Officer (SPO). She will be based in Tbilisi, Georgia and will be responsible for program activities in Armenia, Georgia, Moldova and Uzbekistan. A physician by training, Eka previously worked in the Georgia Ministry of Labor, Health and Social Affairs in the areas of program management and procurement, finance and budget reform, and regulatory affairs. From there she earned an Executive Master of Public Administration degree from Syracuse University, where her research compared the Georgian and American health care systems, and she developed effective paradigms of collaborative governance.

Al Jazeera Lifelines, a project which is profiling past and current global health workers who go above and beyond their duties,

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