The 2024 Shot@Life Champion Summit is just three weeks away! In this post, one of our long-time Champions, Katie Lesser, gives a day-by-day breakdown of what to expect at Summit, from arriving in D.C. to congressional meetings on Capitol Hill!
Cameroon just became the first country to begin routine immunizations against malaria, with more to follow throughout 2024.
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.
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.
This year marks a particularly special milestone in Shot@Life and Walgreen's Get a Shot. Give a Shot.© campaign. The program has now raised enough money to provide 100 million lifesaving vaccines to be administered to children who need them most.
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.
The WHO's 2023 World Malaria Report discussed the adverse effects of climate change on malaria transmission and the transformative power of vaccines. Now, as we enter 2024, the groundwork is being built for routine immunization against one of the deadliest diseases for children.
With a decline in measles vaccination rates in the aftermath of the pandemic, the Measles & Rubella Partnership implements new strategies to boost childhood immunization.
This fall, Shot@Life volunteer advocates raised their voices as one to urge Congress to support funding for global immunization. Read more about their amazing collective impact below.
This Veterans's Day, we sat down with long time Shot@Life Champion Commander Jonathan Levenson to discuss his journey through vaccination advocacy. Jonathan is currently the Director for Healthcare Business at the Naval Medical Center Portsmouth and has served as a critical care nurse in the US Navy for 20 years.
In October, Nigeria added the HPV vaccine to its routine immunization program, aiming to reach 7.7 million girls in the largest single round of HPV vaccination in Africa.
On October 24, the global health community marked World Polio Day. Below are just a few of the highlights, from survivors, healthcare professionals, and everyday people.