This week, a year and half after the first few cholera cases ignited a national epidemic in Haiti, a small fraction of Haiti's at risk population got their first dose of the preventative cholera vaccine, Shanchol. 100,000 people in Port-au-Prince and a rural rice-growing community near St.
Last month, the Center for Strategic and International Studies hosted a vaccine film festival to showcase films that inspire action to improve child health through the power of vaccines. 5 videos from the event are posted on the Results blog.
Onchocerciasis, also known as river blindness, infects 26 million people living near the rivers and fast-moving streams of sub-Saharan Africa. A small number of cases have also been reported in Yemen and the Americas.