In a groudbreaking announcment made last week, the World Health Organization ruled that the MenAfriVac vaccine, which is already having a big impact in the "Meningitis Belt" of Africa, can be safely used even after four days without refrigeration.

Around the world, more than 800,000 children die each year from childhood pneumonia. 99 percent of these children are living in developing countries.

For more than a decade, people around the world have celebrated public health successes in reducing the burden of polio on October 24th.

09/17/2012

If you’re looking for another interesting blog to read on neglected tropical diseases, vaccines and global health, the Dengue Vaccine Initiative has got you covered.

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