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.

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.

The Lancet

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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