Innovation Key To Bringing Immunizations To Children Worldwide

“…[H]ow do we translate innovation into action? I just returned from the Global Vaccine and Immunization Research Forum (GVIRF) in Bethesda, Maryland — where, over a few days, we debated that very question,” Trevor Mundel, president of global health at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, writes in the foundation’s “Impatient Optimists” blog. “Experts from science, academia, government, public health, the private sector and philanthropy came together to share learnings and exchange ideas about actionable innovation and its role in ensuring every single person has access to vaccines by the year 2020. Innovation is likely to be the vehicle to full immunization worldwide…” (3/9).

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