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Dr. Mathuram Santosham

Title Chair
Organization Rotavirus Organization of Technical Allies (ROTA) Council

Dr. Mathuram Santosham is Chair for the Rotavirus Organization of Technical Allies (ROTA) Council, Director of the Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health, and Senior Advisor for the International Vaccine Access Center (IVAC) at the Johns Hopkins University, where he is also a Professor of International Health and Pediatrics.

Posts By Dr. Mathuram Santosham

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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For Rotavirus, Prevention is the Best Medicine

World Immunization Week provides a moment to reflect on the tremendous progress in reducing one of the world’s leading killers of children—diarrhea.

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The Case for Childhood Rotavirus Vaccines

We must commit to redoubling our efforts to ensure the evidence generated through surveillance, clinical trials and impact studies continues to inform how health programs develop so that, no matter where they are born, every child has access to health interventions that work, like rotavirus vaccines. Millions of children have already benefited from these vaccines—millions more continue to depend on us.

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