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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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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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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

Obama administration proposes record $200 million to GAVI Alliance

Global Fund Board meeting to establish new funding model

Northwestern University offers new online graduate degree in Global Health

President Obama to propose $45 million increase to protect global health

GAVI Alliance appoints Robert Newman head of policy and performance

Family to travel U.S. to raise awareness for March of Dimes

PharmAthene terminates merger agreement with Theraclone

South Korea increases contribution to Global Fund

Tahir Foundation gives $65 million to the Global Fund

Nuron Biotech announces new president/CEO, senior VP and CBO

Researchers find 20 percent of pre-travel advice seekers are high-risk

Jeff Raikes steps down as CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Mosquitoes able to smell humans better at night

Global Fund appoints new chief information officer

Medicago Board of Directors votes in favor of buyout

FAO says it’s too early to draw conclusions on source of MERS-CoV

Smallpox survivor Ali Maow Maalin passes away

TB Biosciences Board of Directors gains new member

PharmAthene announces merger with Theraclone Sciences

Global Fund welcomes U.N. campaign for LGBT equality

UNICEF delivers basic necessities to people affected by Syrian conflict

Larry Meserve named USAID mission director to Sudan

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria thriving in Hudson River