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.

Sabin Vaccine Institute Hosts 20th Anniversary Scientific Symposium

WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 25, 2014 – Twenty years ago, the immunization landscape was starkly different from what it is now. More than 100,000 cases of poliomyelitis and 1.2 million cases of measles occurred each year, and few low-income countries outside of the Americas had immunization plans. Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), which have existed since biblical times, wreaked havoc without recognition due to an absence of coordinated advocacy and government funding.

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. 

Coalition against Typhoid (CaT) members gathered for the 16th International Congress on Infectious Diseases (ICID) in Cape Town, where several individuals presented during the event.

04.28.14 to 04.30.14
National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID)

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