Sabin President Dr. Peter Hotez Calls on India to Address Diseases of Poor in South Asia

Using lessons from the smallpox eradication campaign, Sabin Executive Vice President Dr. Ciro de Quadros makes the case for increased contributions for immunization--in the run-up to the GAVI Alliance's pledging conference next week in London--which could save an estimated 4 million lives.

The Hindu

Late last month ONE launched a new campaign to increase funding for two new vaccines for pneumococcal and diarrheal diseases. The campaign video features kids asking “why bother?”

04.14.11 to 04.15.11
Lima, Peru

Sabin Vaccine Institute Mourns the Passing of Founding Chairman Herman R. Shepherd

March 31, 2011

Herman R. Shepherd built a legacy around developing innovative medical technologies and reducing human suffering from vaccine preventable and neglected tropical diseases. A pioneer in aerosol technologies and the founding chairman of The Albert B. Sabin Vaccine Institute, Dr. Shepherd died peacefully on March 28, 2011 from complications caused by pneumonia. He was 89 years old.