Today, representatives at the Sixty-fifth World Health Assembly gave their support to a new Global Vaccine Action Plan (GVAP). WHA endorsement of the GVAP marks a major milestone towards universal access to immunization.

Today, the Rwandan Ministry of Health announced that they will introduce a new rotavirus vaccine nationwide.
Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) were on the agenda this week at the Sixty-fifth session of the World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva, Switzerland.
 
A major milestone was reached when the WHA today approved a new resolution on elimination of schistosomiasis.

Dengue outbreaks occur in countries throughout the world on an all too frequent basis. One of the latest countries to experience an outbreak of the disease is the Philippines.

This month, the Sabin Vaccine Institute will begin a Phase-1 clinical trial in Washington, DC to further investigate the Na-GST-1 human hookworm vaccine candidate.

For the past week, the Sabin Vaccine Institute and the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases have been working with a group of organizations to raise awareness of specific issues - such a

Each year since 1994 the Sabin Vaccine Institute has  recognized distinguished members of the scientific community  with its highest honor, the Albert B. Sabin Gold Medal Award.  Gold Medal Award winners have made significant contributions  to vaccinology or a complementary field.