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.

Every year, the Albert B. Sabin Gold Medal is given to a distinguished member of the public health community who has made extraordinary contributions in the field of vaccinology or a complementary field. This year's award will honor Dr. Carol Baker for her contributions to the health of pregnant women and babies through groundbreaking research on group B Streptococcus and dedicated advocacy for maternal immunization.
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.

“All I ever wanted to do was to help the most vulnerable in our population, babies.”
- Dr. Carol J. Baker

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