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Jun 20, 2018
From left to right: Laura Kallen, PATH; Roma Chilengi, CIDRZ; Hope Randall, PATH. See more photo booth images here.   Is advocacy my job?   That question was asked by presenter Dr. Roma Chilengi from the Centre for Infectious Disease Research,
Jun 06, 2018
The inaugural 2016 VASE Conference saw the debut of the vaccine superhero; a new DefeatDD photo booth will make an appearance next week.    Jun 01
May 30, 2018
If you have blood type A, you may be more at risk of diarrhea from enterotoxigenic E. coli (ETEC). This finding was just published in a human challenge model study in the Journal of Clinical Investigation—and it has potentially widespread
May 23, 2018
Do you know who enjoys a good conversation about poop?  Preschoolers. As they learn to use the toilet, flush, and wash their hands, talking about poop seems to become a topic for any time of day. It may just be my preschooler, but he’s obsessed. He
May 14, 2018
Diarrheal disease is a disease of poverty. Though preventable, it continues to devastate families and communities around the world as a result of systematic inaccessibility of medical, social, and economic resources. ARCHIVE Global’s objective is to
May 08, 2018
  Six-year-old Mamisoa gathers water at one of the three new fountains in his village in Mangasoavina commune, Madagascar. Photo: WaterAid/ Ernest Randriarimalala.     “No to fragmentation and isolated action, Yes to synergy, harmonisation and
May 04, 2018
    Our event partner, NJI Media, filled the technicolor toilet-shaped void in our hearts that we didn’t know we had.   Silliness and substance: these are our twin priorities at DefeatDD. Breaking the poo taboo requires some creative
Apr 17, 2018
“An infant was brought in to me with signs of severe pneumonia. The baby was admitted and fortunately recovered. However, later we discovered that the baby had not had any pneumococcal vaccinations. Pneumococcal vaccines are key to pneumonia
Apr 12, 2018
Australian virologist Professor Ruth Bishop, left, discovered rotavirus in 1973. Photo source: Murdoch Children's Research Institute website.   When I started working in rotavirus vaccine development and delivery at PATH five years ago, the
Apr 04, 2018
These crowds are a testament to the Government of Zambia's commitment to social mobilization to raise awareness about the country's oral cholera vaccine campaign. Photo credit: CIDRZ.   Vibrio cholerae can steal through a community quickly and