An estimated two billion people lack the medicines they need. The 2016 Access to Medicines Index analyzes pharmaceutical companies’ efforts to improve access to medicines, vaccines and diagnostics for low- and middle-income countries.

Sabin Vaccine Institute President Dr. Peter Hotez gave the keynote address on NTDs at the Pontifical Council for Health Care Workers’ XXXI International Conference, focused on NTDs and rare diseases.

By the Dengue Vaccine Initiative

This blog was originally published by the Dengue Vaccine Initiative.

In a new editorial published in PLOS NTDs, “The NTDs and Vaccine Diplomacy in Latin America: Opportunities for United States Foreign Policy,” Sabin Vaccine Institute (Sabin) President Dr.

Titled, “New chapter unfolding in the fight against dengue with an unwritten ending,” the Dengue Vaccine Initiative’s (DVI) editorial just published in the October issue of Transactions

With the slogan “Immunization for a healthy future. Know, Check, Protect” WHO reminds us this week that vaccines prevent 2-3 million deaths each year. Just imagine this: 2 to 3 million lives. This equals the populations of countries like Mongolia or Botswana.  

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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