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Vaccines are one of the most effective health interventions ever developed. We are committed to research on new vaccines, and the delivery of existing and future vaccines to those who need them. We can’t do it alone though. Donors, private industry and other partners are critical to ensuring we can reach every child.

Learn more below and visit the program page for more details about our work in this area.

Breathing Away: Bringing Down Child Deaths From Pneumonia

Malaria Consortium's Pneumonia Diagnostics Project, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is working to find the best tools to detect symptoms of pneumonia in remote rural settings so that children can be properly treated.

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New Ways of Quickly Diagnosing Children Most At Risk for Pneumonia

On this World Pneumonia Day, I am proud to announce new grants to ten scientists working on nine projects in seven countries to test out-of-the-box ideas to improve pneumonia detection.

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Diarrheal Disease: The Unfinished Agenda

One thousand children per day still die from diarrhea — a preventable tragedy. We’ve made progress, but we can do much better. Read about four critical things we need to do to protect children from diarrhea.

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Helping Reduce Child Pneumonia Deaths in Cambodian Rural Communities

The Malaria Consortium's Pneumonia Diagnostics Project is taking on the challenge of reducing under-five pneumonia deaths by finding the best tools to diagnose its symptoms.

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Innovation: From Prospect to Product in Global Health

The Supreme Court famously said of pornography that it’s hard to define but you know it when you see it. In science, we have our share of words that behave the same way.

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