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  1. Give Children the Best Shot: Improving Global Access to Vaccines

    discussion about the challenges of vaccinating children in developing countries and humanitarian emergencies, ... and the steps we can take to expand access to immunizations for all. Vaccines are one of the most effective ... been made to vaccinate more children against potentially fatal, but wholly preventable, illnesses ...

    Negin Allamehzadeh - Sep 19 2014 - 4:33pm

  2. Global Vaccine Community Must Make Major Changes to Reach More Children

    to help reduce the number of children not benefitting from vaccination globally (22.6 million in 2012), ... vaccines to children in developing countries, but we think that GAVI could improve its work in a number ... Executive Director of MSF’s Access Campaign. “Humanitarian actors are still not able to access vaccines ...

    Elias Primoff - Jun 2 2014 - 1:55pm

  3. Is All Well in the World of Vaccination? We Think a Booster Is Desperately Needed

    There are a staggering number of babies born each year that do not receive the vaccines they need to protect them against ... vaccines to the poorest countries, persistent gaps have revealed that immunization needs a major booster ... been delivering vaccines both in deadly disease outbreaks and through routine vaccination in our ...

    Editorial Intern - Jan 22 2014 - 4:40pm

  4. How Can We Vaccinate More Children?

    The Serum Institute of India became the first company to re-license a vaccine for use outside ... of the cold chain- the cold chain is a method of constant refrigeration that is required for most vaccines ...   The Meningitis A vaccine can now be kept outside of refrigeration at temperatures up to 104 F (40C) for up ...

    Editorial Intern - Jun 2 2014 - 2:01pm

  5. Deadly Gaps Persist in New Drug Development for Neglected Diseases

    that of the 850 new drugs and vaccines approved for all diseases, 4 percent (37) were for neglected diseases, ... WHO-listed NTDs.   "While drug and vaccine development shows signs of acceleration for neglected ... percent of all new therapeutic products (excluding vaccines/biological products) approved 2000-2011 ...

    Elias Primoff - Jan 22 2014 - 5:05pm

  6. Speech to Universities Allied for Essential Medicines

    primarily on TB, vaccines, and hepatitis C, three areas where innovation and access gaps in the response ... difficulty to treat patients will come from a lack of appropriate treatment, vaccine, or diagnostic tool, ... patients. Take vaccines and TB for example: Vaccines have long been part of the services MSF offers, ...

    Editorial Intern - Jan 22 2014 - 4:40pm

  7. Proposed Shake-up on Drug-Pricing at Global Fund Risks Higher Costs for Middle Income Countries and Donors

    prices depending on their socio-economic status—for medicines and vaccines. For the past 12 years, ... are already seeing how middle-income countries like Ukraine... pay exorbitant prices for drugs and vaccines ...

    Editorial Intern - Jan 22 2014 - 5:03pm