The GAVI Alliance Board Have Approved a Framework That Will Support The Immunisation of an Additional 300 Million Children in Developing Countries

GAVI Alliance Board Approves New 2016-2020 Framework

The GAVI Alliance Board Have Approved a Framework That Will Support The Immunisation of an Additional 300 Million Children in Developing Countries The GAVI Alliance Board, a global health partnership committed to increasing access to immunisation in poor countries, has approved a new framework for 2016-2020 that will support the immunisation of an additional 300 million children from 2016-2020 in developing …

CDC Publishes 2014 Immunization Schedule

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have released their updated vaccination recommendations for adults of 19 years and above, having been approved back in October by a series of associations -including the Advisory Committee on Immunization, American Academy of Family Physicians, and the American College of Nurse-Midwives. By way of introduction to the schedule the CDC not the …

Narrowing immunisation gaps in Vietnam to eliminate vaccine-preventable diseases

  Earlier this year at the World Vaccine Congress Asia 2013  Dr. Nguyen Xuan Tung, Chief of Vaccines, Biologicals and biosafety Division- GDPM- MoH, Vietnam delivered the presentation: Narrowing immunisation gaps in Vietnam to eliminate vaccine-preventable diseases. This presentation explores the following points: The status of CD and use of vaccines in the EPI in Vietnam Achievements on elimination of …

Presentation download: Dr Larry Pickering from the CDC

Download the CDC's Dr Larry Pickering, the Executive Secretary ACIP & Distinguished consultant, presentation from the World Vaccine Congress 2012 in Washington on the Child-Adolescent Immunization Schedule 2012. His presentation aimed to highlight how vaccine recommendations are made and how complex the development of the immunization schedule is. He then summarized the changes to the child-adolescent immunization schedule of 2012, …

Brazil vaccine development: The Immunization program in Brazil and Instituto Butantan

Thanks to Brazil vaccine development, over 70 million children have now been successfully vaccinated in two decades in Brazil, making the country an international reference in immunization. The impact of this can be clearly seen in the reduction in the number of cases of Tetanus, both accidental and neonatal, between 1983 and 2010. Prof Jorge Kalil the Director of the …