When the 70th World Health Assembly (WHA) begins today in Geneva, Switzerland, it will be one of historic measure. Not only because the WHA be electing a new Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), but also because of its sheer scope.

Mortality rates in Latin America have declined over the past century, due in part to the institutionalization of key public health programs.

Dr. Ben Anyene has the daunting job of helping the Nigerian government find ways to pay for the immunization of the 5.3 million children born in the country each year. Dr.

Last month, the Sabin Vaccine Institute gathered 126 representatives from 17 countries for the Third Colloquium on Sustainable Immunization Financing. Members of Parliament, officials from Ministries of Health, Finance and other national and subnational ministries, and international partners joined to exchange ideas and experiences in developing innovative, long-term financing solutions for immunization.

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