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Vaccines against the primary cause of deaths from pneumonia in developing countries could save millions of lives and are highly cost-effective.
GENEVA, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, called on government leaders to increase their investments in vaccines and to hold themselves accountable for extending the benefits of vaccines to every child.
NEW YORK, Dec. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Pfizer Inc.
A Johns Hopkins University scientist, whose team of researchers recently identified pneumonia, diarrhea, and malaria as the primary causes of death of 6 million of the world's poorest children, today called on leaders in donor and developing nations to take action to address the terrible death toll.
James E. Connolly Committed to Accelerating the Development of New Vaccines to Prevent Tuberculosis ROCKVILLE, Md., July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aeras Global TB Vaccine Foundation today announced that James E. Connolly has been named President and Chief Executive Officer.
The Global Alliance on Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI) said on Monday that a further 4 billion dollars is needed if the global vaccines alliance is to meet its goal of supplying life-saving immunizations to millions of children in poor countries by 2015.
A ten billion dollar pledge has been made by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to aid in the research of new vaccines that will help the worldâ€™s most underprivileged countries.
Increased vaccination could save more than 8 million children by 2020; significant funding gaps remain, others must join effort DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan.
A study published in The Cochrane Review this month concludes that pneumococcal conjugate vaccines (PCV), already known to prevent invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) and x-ray defined pneumonia, was also effective against child deaths.
Prevention and treatment of pneumonia are critical to reducing child mortality, reaching Millennium Development Goal 4.
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