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

The Global Fund

TweetThe Global Fund to Fight HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria recently met to revisit its gender equality campaign to address new challenges in reaching underserved female populations with its health initiatives. “We have to do more on gender equality,” Executive Director … Read More »

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Novavax appoints new senior vice president of commercial operations


TweetNovavax, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, announced on Monday that it appointed John Trizzino to the position of senior vice president of commercial operations. Trizzino, who previously served as the company’s senior vice president of business development from 2010 to … Read More »

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The Brewer Group and TNI BioTech join in strategic partnership

TNI BioTech

TweetThe Brewer Group, Inc., announced a partnership with TNI BioTech, Inc., on Friday to develop affordable treatment technologies for as low at $1 per day for people in need in various markets across the globe. The Brewer Group, a global … Read More »

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Obama administration proposes record $200 million to GAVI Alliance

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South Korea increases contribution to Global Fund

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Hepatitis B research center renamed for co-founder Baruch Blumberg

“Roadmap for Childhood TB: Towards Zero Deaths” launches

Pakistan reports dengue fever outbreak

VTEU awarded nine contracts from NIAID worth $945 million

University of Maryland receives renewed funding from NIH

GAVI, Ghana and Global Fund host event at U.N. General Assembly