Let’s not make the eradication of smallpox a once in a lifetime anomaly. Let’s repeat this grand success and continue to eliminate vaccine preventable diseases as well as protect against those that are here to stay.
Measles moves fast. The highly contagious virus can strike anywhere at any time, be it in Nigerian refugee camps or California’s Disneyland
Pledges and commitments are just words – words that require careful and persistent pressure to transform into real funding for real impact. ACTION's new vaccines funding tracker shows how key donors’ pledges stack up, and sets the stage to track the delivery of funds.
Yesterday in Berlin, donors met Gavi's call for $7.5 billion to immunize a further 300 million children and save up to 6 million lives from 2016-2020. RESULTS UK reports on the key highlights from the conference in Berlin.
Dr. D.S. Akram is a pediatrician from Pakistan who recently joined ACTION’s U.S. partner, RESULTS Educational Fund, on a tour of the United States to speak in support of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. Ahead of the January 27 global funding summit for Gavi, I sat down to speak with Dr. Akram about her work and progress on immunizations in Pakistan.