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Helen Matzger

Title Senior Program Officer
Organization Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Helen is a Senior Program Officer on the Vaccine Delivery Team supporting the Enteric and Diarrheal Disease portfolio on rotavirus and cholera vaccines. She has experience working in the private and public sectors, including time with Helen Keller International, the Institute for OneWorld Health, and the University of California, San Francisco. She has spent significant time working and living internationally including time in Dhaka, Bangladesh, as a project officer for a country-wide maternal and child health and nutritional surveillance system and as director for a Phase 4 study and access program in Patna, Bihar, India. Helen has led large and complex projects involving many partners in a global setting and conducted research and authored articles published in peer-reviewed journals.


Posts By Helen Matzger

ORS Is a Magic Elixir That Saves Lives

Oral rehydration solution (ORS) is a simple, cheap and effective intervention that has prevented millions of deaths from diarrhea-related dehydration.

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Vaccine Heroes and the Work Ahead

In Mohsand, India, community health workers prioritize vaccinations.

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In South Sudan, Vaccine Stockpiles Save Lives

Vaccine stockpiles protect South Sudanese refugees against cholera.

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Cholera in 2014: How Do You Mix Optimism With Worry on the Long Walk Home?

The world has made great strides against cholera, but more work is needed.

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Brick Kilns: New Ways to Reach Migrant Families With Immunizations

Health workers are thinking outside the box to ensure children are immunized in hard to reach areas.

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