Getting to Zero: Saving Children’s Lives with Vaccines

As one of the cornerstones of global health, widespread immunization through vaccines is critical to reducing child mortality and eradicating polio, two goals endorsed by the international community and particularly emphasized by the U.S. government.  On Tuesday, June 18 from 12:30 p.m. ET to 1:30 p.m. ET, the Kaiser Family Foundation hosted a live, interactive webcast to explore the importance of vaccines in global child survival efforts, including the role of the U.S. government, the GAVI Alliance, and NGOs.  Panelists discussed the current state of childhood immunization, global investments in vaccines, and the opportunities and challenges faced by key stakeholders.


Josh Michaud (moderator), Associate Director of Global Health Policy, Kaiser Family Foundation

Seth Berkley, CEO, The GAVI Alliance

Amanda Glassman, Director of Global Health Policy, Center for Global Development

Carolyn Miles, President and CEO, Save the Children

Ariel Pablos-Mendez, Assistant Administrator for Global Health, USAID

U.S. Global Health Policy: In Focus is a Kaiser Family Foundation studio webcast series devoted to discussing current and critical issues facing the U.S.  Each session features experts in the field, tackling tough global health problems, who will speak about the U.S. government’s role and answer questions from webcast viewers.

Event Date

Jun 18, 2013 at 12:30 pm ET

RSVP Instructions

Bookmark this page and tune in on Tuesday, June 18 at 12:30 p.m. ET for the live studio webcast.

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