21 years ago, my baby daughter died from Whooping Cough (Pertussis). Amie was only 19 days old.
This month, we asked moms that we knew, moms that we didn't and moms that we admire to simply share why they get their kids vaccinated. This is what they had to say.

Originally posted on Take on Typhoid, this blog post is written by Noah Duff, Senior Associate, Typhoid Programs at Sabin Vaccine Institute.

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.

We’ve recently returned from the 11th International Conference on Typhoid and Other Invasive Salmonelloses, the gathering hosted by the Coalition against Typhoid (CaT) every two years.

A Decade of Sustainable Immunization Financing

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.

Sabin’s IAIM Network is the largest international network of immunization managers, offering opportunities to connect, share knowledge and strengthen skills required to effectively implement immunization programs.

Multidisciplinary Experts Leverage Global Action for Local Impact to Protect Communities at Risk of Typhoid and Related Diseases

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.

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