February 10, 2011
February 10, 2011
In response to recent debate about whether polio eradication is possible, Sabin Executive Vice President Dr. Ciro de Quadros and Pan American Health Organization Deputy Director Dr. Jon Kim Andrus co-authored the following opinion piece for the Atlanta Journal Constitution.
February 7, 2011
On January 31, 2011, Sabin Executive Vice President Dr. Ciro de Quadros attended the launch event for Bill Gates' 2011 Annual Letter and panel discussion on "Polio Eradication and the Power of Vaccines." Below, Dr. de Quadros writes about the importance of polio eradication for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's blog.
January 31, 2011
January 28, 2011
United Kingdom based journalist Emilie Filou recently published an article on neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) featuring interviews with Sabin President Dr. Peter Hotez and Managing Director of the Global Network Dr. Neeraj Mistry. In the piece, Drs. Hotez and Mistry make the case for improving integrated NTD control programs by including NTDs in the mission of The Global Fund, Pepfar or the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative.
December 14, 2010
The Sabin Vaccine Institute expresses its deepest condolences to family, friends and colleagues of the Honorable Richard C. Holbrooke, who died yesterday.
Ambassador Holbrooke, a diplomat, AIDS activist, and public servant, was the recipient of Sabin’s 2002 Lifetime Achievement Award for leadership and dedication to securing adequate healthcare for the world’s most vulnerable populations. He clearly recognized the strong relationship between science, medicine and diplomacy for the benefit of humanity.
December 13, 2010
In a new op-ed published by the Los Angeles Times, Sabin President Dr. Peter Hotez argues that, "some of the world's most glaring health problems affecting impoverished girls and women are also some of the easiest to address."