Eileen Quinn

Dec 04, 2014
I wish I could remember what the five-year old me told my parents I wanted to be when I grew up. I am pretty sure I didn't say I wanted a job about diarrhea. And yet… I've heard many celebrities say they have the greatest job in the world - acting
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Nov 07, 2013
I took my son to the doctor recently. In one office, during one visit, he had a physical check-up, vision and hearing exams, and he received counseling on nutrition, and several vaccines. While to many parents around this world, this is unremarkable
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Sep 11, 2013
  One of the job perks at PATH is working with lots of smart people all relentlessly tackling a health and scientific challenge. Our vaccine development program is one such team of scientists, doctors, and other experts focused on accelerating
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Jul 17, 2013
  This is what caregivers in Kenya and India told researchers is most important to them when choosing treatment for their child. Now, you may be wondering ‘did we need a research study to learn that?' Yes, because of this paradox: the highly
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Apr 24, 2013
We can prevent 95% of deaths from diarrhea and 65% of deaths from pneumonia by scaling up cost-effective interventions. How cool is that? That was the bottom line from US AID's briefing about the Integrated Global Action Plan for the Prevention and
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Nov 20, 2012
  Did you see the blog posts yesterday (World Toilet Day) from elected officials in the United States reminding us of the importance of safe toilets for the health and safety of children and communities? Oh, that's right, there weren't any.   But
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May 11, 2012
  Do you know that feeling when someone tells you good news but you have to keep it a secret? We might be bursting to share our excitement, but we have to stay quiet.   This happened to me last week when I was at a scientific session on diarrheal
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Feb 02, 2012
  It was just a conference room in Delhi, not the Taj Mahal by any means. No lapis lazuli or other luxuries. (Although many would consider the flush toilets, hot water, and soap in the bathrooms down the hall as luxuries).   Here scientists are
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Nov 11, 2011
  Do you remember when the kids in your neighborhood were dying from pneumonia? I can't say that I do, but I am reading a great novel right now that reminded me it wasn't that long ago that here in the US, mothers like me lived in fear of their
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Nov 16, 2010
On an outing long ago with my Aunt Frieda, I needed to use the bathroom. This struck her as a calamity because she had a horror of public bathrooms, and she was frantic about me not touching any surface in the rather nice and clean department store
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