The 27 Aug 2010 Awareness Times of Sierra Leone writes a brief entitled Two Return from Rotavirus Symposium, about Senior Program Officer Cliff Kamara and Dr.

I am wrapping up my week long visit to Liberia. The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare here is decentralizing, and this entails strengthening planning and budgeting in the country’s 15 counties, as well as allocation of funds to the County Health and Social Welfare Teams.

Smallpox Eradication Taught Us How to Fight Polio: Now We Need to Win the Battle

Dr. Tadataka Tachi Yamada, President of the Global Health Program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is a featured speaker at the 2010 smallpox eradication symposium being held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from August 24-27. Below, he details how the lessons learned from smallpox eradication can be applied to the elimination of polio.

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Please visit SIF Sabin's Youtube channel to view French news coverage of Sabin working on SIF initiatives in the Democratic Republic of Congo at:http://www.youtube.com/SabinSIF.  Featured footage is fr

At its 15th Ordinary Session, held in Kampala on 19-27 July 2010, the African Union heads of state adopted Declaration 1 (Assembly/AU/Decl.1(XV)).

Lancet Article Highlights Devastating Lack of Treatment for Neglected Tropical Disease in Africa

In an editorial in the August 13 edition of The Lancet, authors representing the Sabin Vaccine Institute, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Imperial College of London call for increased supplies of praziquantel for the African continent.

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The Sabin SIF team- Devendra Gnawali, Clifford Kamara, Diana Kizza, Jonas Mbwangue, Helene Mambu-Ma-Disu, Mike McQuestion, Sandra Keller and Sabin Executive Vice-President Ciro de Quadros- met in Johannesburg from 31 July to 4 Aug for a SIF Sabin Meeting and the 9th International Rotavirus

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