October 28, 2008
October 27, 2008
By John Reichard,
CQ HealthBeat Editor
September 23, 2008
July 16, 2008
Neglected Diseases of Poverty, More Than Just a Developing Nation Problem
In-line with its 15-year tradition of recognizing exemplary research, on May 6, 2008, Sabin Vaccine Institute recognized two extraordinary women for their leadership in vaccinology and public health.
In the United States, there is a largely hidden burden of diseases caused by a group of chronic and debilitating parasitic, bacterial, and congenital infections known as the neglected infections of poverty. Like their neglected tropical disease counterparts in developing countries, the neglected infections of poverty in the US disproportionately affect impoverished and under-represented minority populations.
Cervical cancer, which can be prevented by a vaccine or detected early by Pap smears, kills 33,000 women in Latin America and the Caribbean a year, according to a new study.
May 15, 2008 | BBC Mundo
May 14, 2008 | La Segunda
Expertos en vacunación y cáncer cervical hoy pidieron apoyar el desarrollo de programas integrados y apoyo para prevenir y controlar cáncer cervical, una de las principales causas de mortalidad en mujeres de América Latina y el Caribe.