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Polio Outbreaks: What You Need to Know

In the last week, the World Health Organization confirmed that three children— two in Ukraine and one in Mali— were paralyzed from circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus (cVDPV). Though the Ukraine and Mali cases are unrelated, the root cause was failure to vaccinate children, leaving large populations of unprotected kids in these areas.

We Must End Global Disparities for Mothers and Children

Save the Children's State of the World's Mothers report underscores geographic disparities in vaccine availability.

Connection Through Captivation: The Art of Vaccines

Some of the world’s leading artists show how vaccines have transformed the world.

What if We Made Health Care Proactive?

Most health systems are reactive. Doctors, nurses, or health workers generally wait for patients to visit. What if health systems were proactive, and went searching for patients door-to-door?

Giving Childhood Diarrhea a Name

In Beira and elsewhere, a lack of any local epidemiological evidence about what actually causes diarrheal diseases and the impact they have on young children limited the ability of public health officials, researchers, caretakers and parents to protect children from this devastating scourge. Fortunately, we now have a better understanding thanks to the Global Enteric Multicenter Study (GEMS), which published data on the impact and leading causes of moderate-to-severe diarrhea in The Lancet last month.