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

Diana Kizza, a Health Economist, is the Sustainable Immunization Financing Program (SIF) Senior Program Officer for the Sabin Vaccine Institute program in the Eastern African countries of Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda.

A second news article covering the two-day SIF-sponsored July 15-16 event, the "Second Sub-regional Symposium for Parliamentarians on Sustainable Immunization Financing” from Sri Lanka's 'Daily News' was published today, giving highlights of the event:

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