May 30, 2012 | Washington Post
May 25, 2012
SEATTLE -- “Today marks a huge victory in the fight to protect all children from vaccine-preventable diseases, no matter where they live."
May 25, 2012
The Sabin Vaccine Institute applauds the decision made today by the Sixty-fifth World Health Assembly to endorse the Global Vaccine Action Plan (GVAP). As a research and advocacy organization devoted to ensuring that life-saving vaccines reach the people that need them most, we commend this action plan, which lays the groundwork for the discovery, development and equitable delivery of vaccines.
May 22, 2012
This week health ministers from around the world are meeting at the Sixty-fifth World Health Assembly (WHA) to discuss health issues that impact people everywhere. World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Dr. Margaret Chan opened the meeting on Monday by calling for universal health coverage.
“Universal health coverage is the best way to cement the gains made during the previous decade. It is the ultimate expression of fairness. This is the anchor for the work of WHO as we move forward,” said Dr. Chan.
May 18, 2012 | Pacific Standard
Ahead of this weekend’s G8 Summit, Dr. Peter Hotez wrote an op-ed for Pacific Standard calling on G8 leaders to focus on NTD treatment and control as a cost-effective method to improve global health.
Reversing the World’s Neglect of Easily Cured Tropical Diseases
Dr. Peter Hotez