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International Community Must Invest More In Vaccines, Reduce Gaps In Access

Huffington Post: The Steps It Will Take to Get Every Child Vaccinated
Orin Levine, director of vaccine delivery at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

“…The global health community must work together in three major ways to reach our immunization targets. We must ensure that vaccine supplies are affordable and sustainable. We must continue to develop more efficient ways of storing and distributing vaccines. And we must encourage governments to make funding vaccines a top priority. … Vaccines are one of the best investments we can make to give every child a healthy start at life. The world must come together to get more vaccines to all children who need them. By focusing together on clear steps forward, we can begin to reduce the gap between who gets vaccines and who does not…” (4/27).

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