Is there value in investing in vaccines?

Is there value in investing in vaccines? The answer- Yes!   Recent research undertaken by the International Vaccines Access Center at John Hopkins, in conjunction with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has examined the economic benefits of immunization. The results: immunization can have a powerful impact on economics! This impact is not limited, it spans from the global level …

Collective action: Catalysing partnerships and investment in global health

"Through collective action, we can save millions of lives and lift millions more out of poverty"- Bill Gates Is collective action really the best solution to end poverty? Who should collaborate for "collective action" to help deliver vaccines to developing countries? Tell us below! The Bill & Melinda Gates foundation was founded on the principle that ‘every person deserves the …

The Bill & Melinda Gates foundation: Neglected Infectious Diseases Strategy 2011-2016

The Bill & Melinda Gates foundation was founded on the principle that ‘every person deserves the chance to live a healthy, productive life.' The Neglected Infectious Diseases team adheres to this principle by working to eradicate or reduce the burden of selected infectious diseases, by methods of effective control, elimination or eradication, on the world's poorest people. How should the …

#Takeda’s new #vaccine development unit headed by Dr Rajeev Venkayya

It was announced shortly before the holidays that Dr. Rajeev Venkayya, the director of vaccine delivery in the Global Health Program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will be heading up the new vaccine development unit at Takeda as of January this year.   Takeda will aim to focus their efforts towards expanding into pediatric vaccines on top of …