Blog entries tagged: Vaccines

  • Posted by Heather Teixeira on Apr 30, 2017  | 

    ACTION’s new Polio Accountability Tool tells the unique history of polio eradication and tracks the government dollars that make eradication a likelihood. Use this tool to track your government’s participation in this effort and help ensure that future generations are completely free from polio. Read more

  • Posted by RESULTS Australia on Apr 28, 2017  | 

    Nigeria has a population of nearly 192 million people and expects to add another 7.3 million newborns to its population. The country’s under-five mortality rate has been falling steadily since the early 1990s and has halved since the 1980s. Between 2001 and 2016, Nigeria received US $698 million in Gavi funding, which has supported supplementary activities for immunization against typical childhood diseases. Nigeria will need healthy citizens to help it on its development pathway, and these children, who have been given such a strong start in life, are sure to be driving the country’s future progress. Read more

  • Posted by Heather Teixeira on Apr 24, 2017  | 

    Every year, up to three million children’s lives are saved because of vaccines. Diseases such as tetanus and diphtheria, previously major killers of children are on the decline because of increased access to immunization for children all over the globe. The efforts made to date to roll out immunization services to children around the world are laudable. But, progress doesn’t equal a job completed. We need to push harder and further to reach those children that have been left behind. Everyone has a role to play in ensuring that children don’t die from vaccine-preventable diseases. Read more

  • Posted by GHA France on Apr 28, 2016  | 

    Increasing numbers of countries will transition out of Gavi and other multilateral health funds- but will country governments be prepared to take over these funding windfalls? Read more

  • Posted by RESULTS UK on Apr 27, 2016  | 

    Launched today, a new equity scorecard from RESULTS UK and Save the Children UK highlights the need to go further, act faster and make access to immunisation fairer if we are to reach universal immunisation coverage. Read more

  • Posted by KANCO on Apr 26, 2016  | 

    Expanded funding for immunization programs provided by country governments will be critical to ensure all African children are able to access vaccines. Read more

  • Posted by Heather Teixeira on Apr 25, 2016  | 

    All children deserve to live free from the threat of polio. This World Immunization Week, let’s all throw our shoulders into the effort to eradicate polio. Read more

  • Posted by ACTION Secretariat, Washington, D.C. on Apr 20, 2016  | 

    The ACTION Global Health Advocacy Partnership was very pleased to attend the first ever the Ministerial Conference on Immunization in Africa (MCIA) in February in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Read more