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GlobalPost Blog Interviews GAVI Board Chair About Role Of Vaccines In Ending Preventable Child Deaths

At the Child Survival Call to Action summit in Washington, D.C. earlier this month, GlobalPost’s “Global Pulse” blog spoke with Dagfinn Hoybraten — Norway’s former health minister, current vice president of the Norwegian Parliament, and the Board chair of the GAVI Alliance — “about why he believes vaccines are essential to [U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s] goal of ending preventable child deaths.” Hoybraten highlights the vaccines he feels are most important to reaching this goal, discusses GAVI’s goals in the next few years and explains why he believes in GAVI’s work (Judem, 6/25).