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  • 11 April 2017
    Latest update on Nigeria Meningitis Outbreak

    Today is the 7th day of the meningitis vaccination campaign in Zamfara, the state worst affected by the meningitis outbreak that has taken the lives of 438 people (as at 5th April) according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

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  • 21 February 2017
    Vaxxed: A Public Health Catastrophe?

    Routine Vaccinations have saved the lives of over 732,000 children in the USA alone in the last 20 years. With the help of vaccines, the life-threatening disease Smallpox has been eradicated. Other diseases such as Polio and in the UK, Meningococcal meningitis type C, have almost been eradicated. Vaccines have been one of the greatest innovations in Public Health since clean water. Yet despite their evident successes, there is some hesitancy towards this life-saving innovation in some quarters

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  • 13 February 2017
    Valuing Vaccinations Across Generations

    Grandparents and grandfriends go to great lengths to protect the children in their lives. Among other things they provide safe environments, share stories that connect children to their roots and, in some cases, help pay for their education or after-school activities.

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