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GAVI warns that vaccine progress in developing countries ‘in danger of stalling

New WHO/UNICEF figures released this week show that in 68 of the world’s poorest countries, while close to a million more children received the basic diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine in 2016 compared to 2015, the coverage rate has remained at 80% for the past three years. Millions of children remain under-vaccinated in countries torn apart by conflict,

Africa unified against threat of polio

More than 190 000 polio vaccinators in 13 countries across west and central Africa will immunize more than 116 million children over the next week, to tackle the last remaining stronghold of polio on the continent. The synchronized vaccination campaign, one of the largest of its kind ever implemented in Africa, is part of urgent

Merck marks “International Women’s Day” with Africa’s first female president H.E. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Merck marked “International Women’s Day” with the launch of “Merck More than a Mother” and “Merck STEM for Girls and Women” program for the first time in Liberia. “Merck More than a Mother” will empower infertile women in Liberia through improving access to information, health, change of mind-set and economic empowerment. “Merck More than a

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