Christine McNab is a public health consultant specializing in immunization, advocacy, and communications. Ms. McNab is currently working with the Measles Initiative and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
April 26, 2012 / Christine McNab
The Measles & Rubella Initiative provides indispensable funding for Nepal and Myanmar’s vaccination campaigns. But the success of these campaigns depends on the dedication of people on the front line - like Dr Ram and Khin Hnin Yi – just two of my vaccinator
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December 22, 2011 / Christine McNab
In 2007, with Measles Initiative support, Laos held a nationwide measles campaign that dramatically reduced casescases of measles. The government increased funding for immunization, and overall coverage is now on the rise.
"Our desire to bring every good thing to our children is a force for good throughout the world. It’s what propels societies forward." —Melinda Gates
The Global Fund has helped to deliver more than 190 million bed nets to protect families from malaria.
"The world faces a clear choice. If we invest relatively small amounts, many more poor farmers will be able to feed their families." —Bill Gates, 2012 Annual Letter
"When it come to global health, Bill and I are optimists—but we're impatient optimists. Tremendous progress is being made. But there is still so much we're impatient to see done." —Melinda French Gates
In Senegal, 80% of households now have a bed net, helping the number of malaria cases there drop 50% in a single year.
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