More than half of the world’s population is at risk of contracting diseases carried by small organisms like mosquitoes, snails and sand flies.

Dr. Ciro de Quadros, Sabin’s Executive Vice President and Director of Vaccine Advocacy and Education, has led and implemented some of the most successful immunization campaigns in the history of public health.

Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) have a crippling affect on the people of Myanmar, one of the poorest countries in Asia. A staggering 80% of the population is at risk for one or more of these parasitic and bacterial infections which can cause severe pain and disfigurement.

In 2013, with the support of END7 and the World Health Organization, the Myanmar Ministry of Health protected more than 36 million people from neglecte

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