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May 2024

We Can’t Let Measles Make a Comeback

An open letter by global parenting expert and childcare ambassador Jo Frost.

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April 2024

Immunization for All is #HumanlyPossible

This World Immunization Week, we celebrate the historic improvements to human flourishing made possible by vaccines.

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April 2024

50 Years of Vaccine Progress: World Immunization Week 2024

April 24 - 30 is World Immmunization Week, a commemoration of the lifesaving vaccines that protect people of all ages against disease and disability. This year's theme is "Humanly Possible," emphasizing the success of vaccines over the past 50 years and encouraging continued investment in the cause over the next 50 years.

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April 2024

Embracing Vaccine Advocacy During Global Public Health Week

The annual recognition of Global Public Health Week serves as a poignant reminder of the collective responsibility we have to safeguard the health and well-being of individuals worldwide. As a part of this, we shine a spotlight on one of the most prominent tools in our public health arsenal: vaccines.

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April 2024

Health Workers’ Crucial Role on Immunization Frontlines

In the heart of every community, there is a force often overlooked but indispensable in safeguarding the health of nations: health workers. This World Health Worker Week, we reflect on the remarkable dedication displayed by these workers, particularly in global immunization.

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April 2024

Gavi plans next 5-year strategy

2024 is a big year for Gavi, with the board approving Gavi 6.0—its strategy for the next five-year period—and the Alliance raising new resources for its investment opportunity at a critical moment in the fight against vaccine-preventable diseases.

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March 2024

Insights from the 2024 Cervical Cancer Elimination Forum 

Cervical cancer still takes the life of a woman every two minutes, but progress is underway to combat this deadly disease. Last week was the Global Cervical Cancer Elimination Forum, a historical step towards securing sustainable HPV vaccine supplies and protecting millions of girls from low- to middle-income countries from cervical cancer.

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March 2024

Reflecting on my first Spring Summit

In late February, over 100 advocates from across the United States gathered in D.C. for the Advocate to Vaccinate Spring Summit. This year, I was lucky enough to join for my first time. 

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January 2024

Cameroon Begins Malaria Vaccine Rollout 

Cameroon just became the first country to begin routine immunizations against malaria, with more to follow throughout 2024.

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January 2024

Building Trust in Vaccines with Education

Education and building trust for vaccines around the world, primarily in communities with less information and access, is crucial to ensure that everyone, everywhere has a shot at life. On this International Education Day, we take a moment to reflect on education's role in #VaccinesForAll.

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January 2024

Looking Ahead: Immunization in 2024

2023 was a transformative year for global immunization, and paved the way for more progress in 2024. From novel vaccines being developed and distributed, to nationwide vaccine campaigns already underway, to pledges for routine immunization programs, we enter 2024 with ongoing determination to give everyone a shot at life.

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December 2023

Global Refugee Forum Begins as Refugee Health at Risk

Starting December 13, the Global Refugee Forum will convene refugees and leaders from government, business, and civil society, as record numbers of people continue to be displaced with serious consequences for their health and wellbeing.

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