Globally, rotavirus is the leading cause of diarrheal disease and the second leading infectious killer of infants and children under five children each year.

The Sabin Vaccine Institute held two courses on immunization in Romania from November 1-3, 2018. The first day, Media Skills: Serving as an Immunization Champion, brought health care professionals together to learn how to be an expert resource for journalists.

World Polio Day, on October 24 2018, marks a day for celebration of past achievements toward eradication of this vaccine-preventable disease, but also calls into discussion the measures that must be taken to maintain global vaccination and help protect those who are at risk from this disease.

The success of immunization programs relies heavily on immunization program managers, who facilitate every aspect of immunization programs, from cost-effective procurement of vaccines to the vigilant monitoring of vaccine safety and efficacy.

Immunization plays a critical role in keeping preteens and teens healthy and protected from vaccine-preventable diseases, including influenza, whooping cough, tetanus, diphtheria, meningococcal disease and cancers caused by human papillomavirus.

Amy Finan, chief executive officer of the Sabin Vaccine Institute, discussed Sabin’s commitment to vaccine development and the challenges of developing and bringing vaccines to market.

Why is Sabin committed to vaccine development?

In 2014, the Sabin Vaccine Institute began working with Georgia’s national government and partners to promote sustainable immunization financing and domestic resource mobilization for immunization. In more recent years, the focus has shifted to improving government immunization policy.

Typhoid is a common illness across much of Southeast Asia, where the bacterial disease spreads through contaminated food and water.

When the Sabin Vaccine Institute’s Coalition against Typhoid held our most recent global conference in 2017, we could hardly have foreseen that it would be the

On April 23, 2018, 43 parliamentarians, joined by government officials and partners, gathered in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, for a briefing on sustainable immunization financing.

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