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Global Switch In Polio Vaccines Brings World One Step Closer To Elimination

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists”: World Takes Major Step Towards Ending Polio Suchita Guntakatta, deputy director of strategy planning and management for the global development polio team at the Gates Foundation, discusses her work with colleagues in Kenya as they participated in last month’s global switch in oral…

Pakistan Closer Than Ever To Eliminating Polio

Foreign Policy: Pakistan’s Quiet Revolution Against Polio “…Over the last 25 years, millions of health workers like Naseeba have gone to incredible lengths to vaccinate children against polio around the world. It is because of them that we’re now closer than ever to seeing this paralyzing disease wiped from the…

U.N., Rotary International Partnership Can Help Eradicate Polio, SG Ban Says

U.N. News Centre: ‘Our partnership is stronger than polio,’ says Ban, prasing Rotary International’s support of U.N. goals “Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon [Sunday] praised the ‘invaluable partnership’ between Rotary International and the United Nations, telling delegates gathered in Seoul, Korea, for the organization’s annual international conference that Rotarians had been instrumental…

Gaps In Immunization Access Persist For New, Old Vaccines

Inter Press Service: New and Old Vaccines Still Out of Reach for Many “While long-awaited new vaccines for malaria and dengue may finally be within reach, many of the world’s existing vaccines have remained unreachable for many of the people who need them most. The recent outbreak of yellow fever…

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