The public health benefits of vaccination are clear. The World Health Organization estimates that, in 2008, more than 2.5 million deaths were prevented by vaccination.1 Immunization programmes have led to the eradication of smallpox, the elimination...
Rotavirus gastroenteritis is a vaccine-preventable disease that confers a high medical and economic burden in more developed countries and can be fatal in less developed countries. Two vaccines with high efficacy and good safety profiles were...
AIM: The four-component meningococcal serogroup B (4CMenB) vaccine was licensed by the European Medicines Agency in 2013. We evaluated current practice regarding multiple vaccines and the attitudes of paediatricians towards the 4CMenB before it...
You are invited to the launching of the manual Designing and Implementing Gridded Population Surveys, a manual with step-by-step tutorials for survey practitioners - See flyer to regis
The theme “Close the immunization gap” continues in this year’s World Immunization Week campaign with the slogan "Immunization for all throughout life". The campaign – takes place
POST 01401E: RESURGENCE OF MEASLES 11 MARCH 2009 ****************************************** In some countries where measles was near elimination there has been a sudden resurgence of the dis
POST 00541E : FIRST EVER DEBATE BETWEEN WHO DIRECTOR GENERAL CANDIDATES 19 January 2003 _______________________________________________________________________________ Allan Bass (mailto:[log in t
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