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India Launches IPV, Will Withdraw OPV Type 2 From Routine Immunization Services

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists”: Launch of Inactivated Polio Vaccine in India Raj Ghosh, deputy director of India Vaccine Delivery at the BMGF India, discusses efforts to end polio in India, including the introduction of inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) and the withdrawal of oral polio vaccine (OPV) type…

Frontline Health Workers, Funders Critical To Progress Against Polio

Project Syndicate: The Polio Heroes Bill Gates, founder and technology adviser of the Microsoft Corporation and co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation “…The credit [for the progress against polio] goes to an international coalition of visionary people: the leaders who make polio eradication a high priority in their…

Pakistan, Afghanistan Working Together On Polio Vaccination Campaigns

Pak Tribune: Pakistan and Afghanistan will synchronize their polio campaigns together “Pakistan and Afghanistan will synchronize their polio campaigns and a three-member delegation from the Afghan national polio team will arrive in Pakistan on Jan. 10 to monitor the campaign beginning in Pakistan on Jan. 11 following Pakistan’s decision to…

Oral Polio Vaccines Pose Risk Of Outbreaks Among Inadequately Immunized Populations

Vox: We’ve almost eradicated polio. Ironically, a big threat now is vaccines. “The world is closer than ever to eradicating polio, the horrible paralysis-inducing disease that primarily infects children. But the tail-end efforts are at risk from the very thing that made eradication programs a success: the vaccines themselves. ……

South-East Asia Region Marks 5 Years Without Wild Poliovirus Case, WHO Announces

U.N. News Centre: Five polio-free years in South-East Asia Region, announces U.N. health agency “The United Nations health agency [on Tuesday] announced that the South-East Asia Region has completed five years without any case of wild poliovirus … [The WHO] is underlining that completing half a decade without any case…

Gates, Dangote, President Buhari, Others Sign Agreements To Ensure Childhood Immunizations, Polio Eradication Efforts In Nigeria

African Independent Television: Bill Gates, Dangote Sign MoU With Nigerian Governors On Polio Eradication “Bill Gates, Alhaji Aliko Dangote in conjunction with northern states governors on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Routine Immunizations in Kaduna. The northern states that signed the agreement include, Kano, Bauchi, Kaduna, Sokoto,…

Strengthening Frontline Health Workforce Essential To Increasing Access To Vaccines

Gavi’s “Vaccineswork”: On the Frontlines: Supporting Health Workers that Deliver Lifesaving Vaccines Scott Weathers, Global Health Corps policy fellow at IntraHealth International, discusses the role of frontline health workers in delivering vaccines, writing, “Ensuring that frontline health workers are safe, motivated, properly trained, and incentivized must be central considerations of…

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