Navigation Links
PATH commends the Gates Foundation for their new commitment to fund vaccine innovation and delivery
Date:1/29/2010

Vaccination may be the most effective public health intervention of all timeespecially in low-income countries, where many families can't access or afford health care when they are sick. On Friday, January 29, speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Bill and Melinda Gates announced a new ten-year Gates Foundation commitment to funding vaccine development and delivery.

"The commitment announced by Bill and Melinda Gates today will have a tremendous impact on children and families in the poorest areas of the world," said Dr. Christopher Elias, president and CEO of PATH. "PATH is committed, as is the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, to letting no child die from a preventable disease, and we are heartened by their continued efforts to move us one step closer toward a world where health is within reach for everyone."

As one example of the power and promise of vaccines, this week's New England Journal of Medicine published research results from Mexico that demonstrate a reduction in diarrheal disease deaths following rotavirus vaccine introduction. Worldwide, rotavirus is the leading cause of severe diarrhea, which takes the lives of more than 500,000 children every year.

PATH remains committed to our work on vaccine innovation and introduction to save lives and protect children where care is often out of reach. We applaud the leadership of the Gates Foundation and hope their commitment will inspire political will, other donor commitments, and country-specific action plans to get lifesaving vaccines where they are needed most.


'/>"/>

Contact: Paul Quirk
paul.quirk@gmmb.com
202-572-2879
PATH
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Glass Lewis Recommends Arrow Shareholders Vote on the White Proxy Card for Merger With Teleflex and for Current Board of Directors at Arrow Annual Meeting
2. FDA Panel Recommends Approval of SyntheMeds REPEL-CV(R) Adhesion Barrier for Pediatric Patients
3. State Director of Health Commends Ohio Dentists and ODH Bureau of Oral Health for Serving Those in Need
4. AIDS Action Council Commends Senator Edwards for Endorsing a National HIV/AIDS Strategy
5. American Academy of Dermatology Association Commends President Bush for Signing Tanning Accountability and Notification (TAN) Act
6. American College of Physicians recommends flu vaccination for health-care workers
7. ISS Recommends Hologic Stockholders Vote FOR Merger With Cytyc
8. FDA Panel Recommends Ban on Cold Medicines for Kids
9. AHRQ Report Recommends Use of Existing Call Centers to Expand Communications in Public Health Emergencies
10. CHPA Commends Senator Biden on Legislation Aimed at Curbing Medicine-Abuse Trend
11. National Association of EMS Educators (NAEMSE) Recommends Screening for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... June 26, 2016 , ... ... they have been diagnosed with endometriosis. These women need a treatment plan to ... a comprehensive approach that can help for preservation of fertility and ultimately achieving ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... , ... First Choice Emergency Room , the largest network of independent ... Director of its new Mesquite-Samuell Farm facility. , “We are pleased to announce ... Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room. , ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... A recent article published June ... with. The article goes on to state that individuals are now more comfortable seeking ... common operations such as calf and cheek reduction. The Los Angeles area medical group, ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A. announced ... attorneys chosen by their peers for this recognition are considered among the top 2 ... received special honors as members of this year’s Legal Elite Hall of Fame: ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 2016 , ... EB Medicine presented its first-ever “Issue of ... in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. The awards honor the outstanding work of leading ... and Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice. , “With this award, we recognize the efforts ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... 24, 2016 Research and ... "Structural Electronics 2015-2025: Applications, Technologies, Forecasts" report ... In-Mold Electronics, Smart Skin, Structural Health Monitoring, ... Structural electronics involves electronic and/or electrical components ... replacing dumb structures such as vehicle bodies or ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... 2016 Research and Markets has announced ... Diagnostic Tests" report to their offering. ... The World Market for Companion Diagnostics covers ... Market analysis in the report includes the following: ... Diagnostic Kits) by Region (N. America, EU, ROW), 2015-2020 ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... 2016  Arkis BioSciences, a leading innovator in ... durable cerebrospinal fluid treatments, today announced it has ... is led by Innova Memphis, followed by Angel ... investors.  Arkis, new financing will accelerate the commercialization ... release of its in-licensed Endexo® technology. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: