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.
July 28, 2015 / Helen Matzger, Anita Zaidi
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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March 12, 2015 / Helen Matzger
In Mohsand, India, community health workers prioritize vaccinations.
February 24, 2015 / Helen Matzger
Vaccine stockpiles protect South Sudanese refugees against cholera.
June 09, 2014 / Helen Matzger
The world has made great strides against cholera, but more work is needed.
May 16, 2014 / Helen Matzger
Health workers are thinking outside the box to ensure children are immunized in hard to reach areas.
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