7/14/2015 1:09:34 PM / Steven Buchsbaum, Kedest Tesfagiorgis
The Third International Conference on Financing for Development will kick off this Monday July 13, 2015 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Hidden in the rotating images on the conference website, I found the best explanation of what this conference is about “Voluntary
Commitments & Initiatives ….for people and planet”.
4/28/2015 7:10:36 PM / Amie Batson, Orin Levine
This World Immunization Week, Orin Levine and Amie Batson reflect on the value of vaccines.
3/14/2015 12:58:29 PM / Matt Hanson, Orin Levine
Once the EVD outbreak is on the retreat, every effort should be made by partners and the affected countries to reinstitute routine health services, including immunization.
9/30/2014 12:44:34 PM / Dagfinn Høybråten
Some global health challenges can seem insurmountable. Innovations are the key to changing the system for the better. The global community needs to encourage more initiatives like these, including Gavi’s work to improve vaccine implementation and strengthen
health systems. They are examples that I hope will inspire us to do more.
6/17/2014 5:24:00 PM / Marc Alfieri
Over the next five years, five different watch designers will participate in Rotary International’s Time to Act project, creating five unique watches to raise funds that will help stop polio once and for all.
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