Last May the World Health Assembly passed a ground-breaking resolution endorsing the Global Vaccine Action Plan (GVAP), a roadmap to achieve ambitious immunization goals, making this decade the “Decade of Vaccines.”
It is with sadness that the Sabin Vaccine Institute notes the passing of Dr. Hilary Koprowski, 2007 recipient of the Albert B. Sabin Gold Medal Award, and one of the past century’s foremost leaders in virology.
Today, Sabin Executive Vice President Dr. Ciro de Quadros published an op-ed in the Huffington Post discussing the power of vaccines in the fight against polio and other vaccine-preventable diseases.
Today the END7 campaign’s latest video “How to Shock a Celebrity” won the 2013 DoGooder ImpactX Award for the nonprofit video that had the most real-world advocacy impact in the past year. We are featured alongside other great cause-oriented videos from the Rainforest Alliance, Pathfinder International and Raf Bauer.
How to save two million lives
Wiping out the biggest killers of children will require co-ordinated effort in 15 interventions, from clean water to antibiotics to vaccines – not a magic bullet
By Sarah Boseley
On Tuesday, Jimmy Carter was the guest on the Daily Show with John Stewart. He had a great segment on Guinea Worm and the success of the Carter Foundation over the past 25 years.
View the clip here.
We're pleased to share that at about 5:15he also discussed “neglected diseases” in general and the goes into detail about his working fighting trachoma in Ethiopia. This is great exposure for NTDs!