U.N. Secretary-General Ban praises GAVI Alliance at international meeting

Ban Ki-Moon

Tweet United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Tuesday that the GAVI Alliance is a successful example of a global partnership. “We have many successful examples of truly global partnerships that are delivering specific results, from (the) GAVI Alliance and … Read More »

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The Global Fund alters funding model to create bigger impact with existing national programs

The Global Fund

TweetThe Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria said on Wednesday that several partners discussed how a new funding model will support efforts to control AIDS and build sustainable health systems. The Global Fund said many countries have their … Read More »

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Novartis Vaccines names John Porter as medical affairs director


TweetNovartis Vaccines announced on Monday that John Porter will be the new medical affairs director for North Europe. Previously, Porter was the United Kingdom Medical Team Lead at Pfizer UK, where he supported therapeutic programs including vaccination. “We are delighted … Read More »

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GAVI Alliance names Anuradha Gupta deputy CEO


TweetThe GAVI Alliance announced on Thursday that it appointed Anuradha Gupta its new deputy CEO. Gupta has more than 30 years of experience in management and leadership working in public health and public policy. She has a demonstrated record of … Read More »

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UNAIDS announces Deborah Birx as U.S. global AIDS coordinator


TweetUNAIDS announced on Thursday that Deborah Birx will lead the United States’ international HIV efforts as ambassador-at-large and oversee the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. “Ambassador Birx is widely recognized for her passion and commitment to the AIDS … Read More »

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Antiviral drug research center to be developed at University of Alabama at Birmingham

TweetThe University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine announced on March 19 that it will establish the Antiviral Drug Discovery and Development center on campus. The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases will fund AD3C up to $35 … Read More »

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Public support for Sport Relief enables $5 million donation to GAVI Alliance

Sport Relief

TweetGAVI Alliance said on Sunday that it will be able to increase immunizations in Africa and Asia because of an approximately $5 million donation from Sport Relief, which will be matched by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Sport Relief … Read More »

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United Against Malaria recognized for campaign during Africa Cup of Nations

United Against Malaria

TweetUnited Against Malaria was presented with the Global Campaign of the Year award for its education and prevention campaign during the Africa Cup of Nations soccer tournament on March 20 at the PRWeek Awards Ceremony, “As a group of partners … Read More »

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Global Fund updates initiative to fight global gender inequality

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