Photo: Sabin CEO Michael W. Marine, Ambassador (Ret.), with Former President of Ghana, John Kufuor

by Peter Hotez, M.D., Ph.D. Hotez is Dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine where he is also the Texas Children’s Hospital Endowed Chair in Tropical Pediatrics and the University Professor of Biology at Baylor University.

This blog post was originally published on Making Malaria History. 
 
Anyone working in global health will say the same thing: the people impacted by

Results released by the U.S. Government (USG) in September reveal that since fiscal year (FY) 2009, more than $50 billion has been invested by the USG in foreign assistance for health, saving millions of lives.

The accomplishments and work of Sabin and its three major programs — Vaccine Advocacy & Education, the Sabin Product Development Partnership (Sabin PDP) and the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (Global Network) — are highlighted in our 2013 Annual Report.
In a fitting way to kick off World Immunization Week, several hundred people gathered Friday, April 25th to celebrate significant achievements in vaccinology over the past two decades and to examine solutions for overcoming remaining hurdles at the Sabin Vaccine Institute’s (Sabin) 20th Anniversary Scientific Symposium. Hosted at the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) in Washington, DC, it was an energized room filled with visionary leaders from humanitarian and health organizations, NGOs, pharmaceutical companies and academia.

This post is part of our World Immunization Week blog series. Stay tuned for more blogs highlighting the benefits of immunization and the work Sabin is doing to support immunization programs worldwide.

In celebration of twenty years since its founding, the Sabin Vaccine Institute (Sabin) will bring together top leaders in the global health community for its 20th Anniversary Scientific Symposium o

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

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