Immunization is among the most impactful and cost-effective health investments a nation can make. However, with the introduction of new vaccines, the cost to vaccinate a child continues to rise. Many low- and middle-income countries that currently receive financial support for their immunization programs will no longer be eligible by 2020 due to their growing economies, and must therefore transition away from external financing and toward country ownership.
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HANOI, VIETNAM – Beginning today, the 11th International Conference on Typhoid and Other Invasive Salmonelloses brings together more than 450 researchers, policy makers and advocates who are dedicated to improving the lives of young children and their families suffering from typhoid, paratyphoid and invasive non-typhoidal Salmonella.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee conducted a hearing on rising rates of vaccine hesitancy causing preventable disease outbreaks across the country – such as the ongoing outbreaks in Washington, Illinois, and New York.