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AFRO-NETS> What's New at the Gates Children's Vaccine Program?
- Subject: AFRO-NETS> What's New at the Gates Children's Vaccine Program?
- From: Scott Wittet <info@ChildrensVaccine.org>
- Date: Wed, 13 Sep 2000 01:39:22 -0400 (EDT)
What's New at the Gates Children's Vaccine Program?
Helping Young People Become Youth Advocates for Immunization
The latest in the Gates CVP's Advocacy for Immunization series, this
24-page paper is full of practical ideas for getting young people in-
terested and involved.
Sir Gustav on GAVI
Sir Gustav Nossal, chair of our Strategic Advisory Council, wrote
this editorial for "Nature Immunology." Find out why he feels that
"the world has made a new beginning in the field of global immuniza-
...And download a copy of GAVI's Immunization Focus newsletter
What Can We Do for You?
Help us make the Gates CVP website a better resource by sharing your
Travel Health Online
Find out which vaccinations you need before that next trip abroad.
Children Suffering from Infectious Diseases
>From the American Academy of Pediatricians website, these disturbing
photos show us what we're preventing when we vaccinate our children.
Plain Talk About Childhood Immunizations
This excellent booklet for parents includes information about dis-
eases and vaccines, extensive questions and answers, and charts com-
paring disease risk vs. vaccine risk.
Granting Immunity: Vaccines are Safer than Ever
An editorial from the magazine "Scientific American."
Impact of Anti-Vaccine Movements on Pertussis Control: The Untold
In this report from the Lancet, researchers found that "pertussis
[whooping cough] incidence was 10 to 100 times lower in countries
where high vaccine coverage was maintained than in countries where
immunization programs were compromised by anti-vaccine movements."
Immunization Financing Resources
An annotated bibliography from the Partnerships for Health Reform
Realizing the Full Potential of Childhood Immunization: How Health
Professionals Can Make a Difference
The first paper in our Advocacy for Immunization series, this article
provides practical suggestions for local doctors, nurses, and health
Unsafe Injections, Fatal Infections
An overview of medical and social science knowledge about the extent
of unsafe injections and the complex reasons why many injections are
given in an unsafe manner.
We've added lots of new resources since the last update -- take a
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