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Did any of these surprise you?
Over the last three decades, polio has been all but eradicated. But there is still work to do and we must not grow complacent.
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How can immunisation stop the next big outbreak?
In global health, emergency vaccine stockpiles are like the insurance policy you never really wanted to take out; you resent the cost and have mixed feelings about never making a claim. Moreover,
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How can vaccines provide an insurance policy against the next pandemic? Our CEO, Dr Berkley explores:
Emergency vaccines play an essential role in halting the spread of disease. But when it comes to preventing the next global outbreak - they are only part of the solution.
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Could this be the beginning of a new malaria vaccine?
A malaria vaccine has passed a "critical milestone" in human safety trials, say researchers
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Did you know? Making vaccines work is cost-effective, with an impressive return on investment:
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An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure:
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We're teaming up with Google to scale up high-tech innovations for vaccine delivery:
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4 million children are set to get measles vaccines in conflict-affected northern Nigeria from this week:
A mass vaccination campaign to protect more than 4 million children (4 766 214) against a measles outbreak in conflict-affected states in north-eastern Nigeria is planned to start this week.
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Why should governments of lower income countries invest their own money in immunisation? Uganda's example shows how it helps vaccines work in the long term:
In all societies there are many ways to foster change. Take a look at the United Kingdom and you’ll see various activities which a wide range of groups use to bring about new, improved or different ways of doing things. Our grassroots campaigners are excellent examples of this.
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Do you know where vaccination came from? Preventing smallpox was central to its history and development:
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the search for immunisation. In 1717, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, the wife of the British Ambassador to the Ottoman Empire, wrote a letter to her friend describing how she had witnessed the practice of smallpox inoculation in Constantinople. This involved the transfer of material from a smallpox postule into multiple cuts made in a vein. Lady Montagu had lost her brother to smallpox and was amazed that the Middle Ea...
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Which diseases shaped 2016 and how can we learn from them for the new year?
The past 12 months have been challenging for many reasons, and the arena of global health was no exception. We take a closer look at six diseases that challenged complacency and made us appreciate the importance of immunisation as well as the people behind it. Ebola An Ebola clinic in Liberia. Photo: Gavi/D. Graham Rowe Back in January the Ebola outbreak was still threatening lives in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. Securing supplies of a...
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UNICEF's tale of two mothers is one of our favourite videos, showing the challenges of making vaccines work equitably:
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Saving children’s lives and protecting people’s health by increasing equitable use of vaccines.
Introduction
Every child, no matter where he or she is born, has the right to the opportunity of a healthy life and vaccines are one of the best ways to achieve that. 

As a public private partnership, we focus the specialist skills of the key players in immunisation – UNICEF, the World Health Organization, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, donor governments, developing countries, the pharmaceutical industry – on a single mission: to save children's lives and protect people's health by increasing access to immunisation in poor countries.

We have offices in Geneva, Switzerland and Washington DC, USA.
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