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24/10/2016
5-in-1 pentavalent vaccine will come from a broad base of manufacturers at half the 2016 average price for the next three yearsGENEVA, 19 October 2016 – Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, welcomes the results of the UNICEF pentavalent vaccine tender that...
19/09/2016
Ever since antibiotics were first developed and heralded as a miracle of modern medicine more than half a century ago, experts have warned of the dangers of their misuse. By exposing bugs to just enough medicine to encourage resistance, the fear was...
15/09/2016
A yellow fever outbreak in Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been brought under control after a vaccination campaign of millions of people, according to the World Health Organization."The risk of a major outbreak is now over,"...
07/09/2016
From 29 August to 02 September, the immunization supply chain management workshop was organized in Entebbe, Uganda.The five day workshop was held by UNICEF in collaboration with WHO and Gavi in ESARO region to support ESA country National...
01/09/2016
30 August 2016 | GENEVA - New guidelines for the treatment of 3 common sexually transmitted infections (STIs) have been issued by WHO in response to the growing threat of antibiotic resistance.Chlamydia, gonorrhoea and syphilis are all caused by...
31/08/2016
HÀ NỘI — Vaccination has covered only about half of newborns in Việt Nam, which makes experts worry as the country has the highest number of patients in the West Pacific region.While the vaccination is effective, it has not reached...
17/08/2016
A mobile health project in Ethiopia gives any health worker with a smartphone access to the information they need to deal with emergencies during childbirth. Now it's being scaled up to reach 10,000 health workers across Africa and Southeast Asia by...
15/08/2016
BANGUI, Central African Republic, 12 August 2016 - At least 16 people have died in the first cholera outbreak in the Central African Republic (CAR) since 2011. The outbreak was declared by the national authorities on 10 August. 66 cases,...
12/08/2016
New cases come on the two-year anniversary since the last confirmed case of polio was reported in Africa11 August 2016 ¦ GENEVA - After more than two years without wild poliovirus in Nigeria, the Government reported today that 2 children have been...
08/08/2016
Today, almost 1 in 5 children around the world do not get the vaccines they need, and many of those missing out live in Africa. In order to close this immunization gap and ensure that every woman and child in Africa can receive lifesaving vaccines,...

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