Announcements

Announcements

General immunization news, as well as events, jobs, RFPs, and useful resources.

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The Yale Global Health Initiative (GHLI) joined the Rwanda-based University of Global Health Equity (UGHE), PATH, and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance to strengthen management of national immunization programs around the world. The Expanded Program on Immunization Leadership and Management Program (EPI LAMP) is a training course to improve the managerial…

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The Government of Democratic Republic of the Congo has declared an outbreak of Ebola virus disease in the remote health zone of Bikoro, Equateur Province. WHO is supporting the Ministry of Health and partners in the activation of an Emergency Operations Centre to coordinate the response and in deployment of…

K2_ThuAMUTCE_May+0000RMayAMUTC_4E18

ThinkWell has launched the findings from a systematic review of the current evidence base on immunization delivery costs (IDC) in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Conducted as part of the Immunization Costing Action Network (ICAN), the review aims to answer a question frequently asked by global and country immunization stakeholders:…

K2_WedAMUTCE_May+0000RMayAMUTC_3E18

The "Global Immunization News" newsletter is out, including the list of Meetings and Key Events Related to Immunization.   The newsletter and previous versions are also available online at the following website:  http://www.who.int/immunization/gin/en/

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Drive a few minutes from the seawall here, where the Gulf of Mexico crashes into this island city, and follow some meandering streets through a subdivision of graceful, low-slung homes. Look for the one with the Mardi Gras doll hanging beside the front door. There you will find a scientific…

K2_FriAMUTCE_February+0000RFebAMUTC_5E07

There's a glaring hole in President Trump's budget proposal for 2019, global health researchers say. A U.S. program to help other countries beef up their ability to detect pathogens around the world will lose a significant portion of its funding. The ambitious program, called Global Health Security Agenda, was launched…

K2_WedAMUTCE_February+0000RFebAMUTC_3E07

Cases of life-threatening measles tripled in Europe last year because of a continent-wide outbreak that has even reached the UK, an EU body has warned Data for 2017, released last month by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, shows there were 14,451 cases reported across 30 countries in 2017, compared to 4,600 in…

K2_TueAMUTCE_February+0000RFebAMUTC_2E07

From Mosul to Cox’s Bazar, cholera to plague, 2017 was full of health emergencies caused by conflict, natural disasters and disease outbreaks. But 2018 could be even worse if we don’t prepare, prevent and respond in time. The World Health Organization continues to tackle disease outbreaks and other health emergencies…
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