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Vaccines as a Sign of Progress in Myanmar

Dagfinn Høybråten | Posted 01.27.2013 | Impact
Dagfinn Høybråten

Myanmar has shown that even nations facing significant challenges can build a more secure and stable future by investing in vaccines and immunization.

What's Wrong With the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights

Linda Flanagan | Posted 12.19.2011 | Education
Linda Flanagan

Bullies are universally loathed because their casual cruelty leaves a scar on your soul. But NJ's exhaustive law, which elevates everyday conflict into a state of emergency, seems both ill-conceived and a waste of scarce resources.

10 Years of Vaccine Progress in 10 Days

Dr. Orin Levine | Posted 08.09.2011 | Impact
Dr. Orin Levine

Finding the right balance between affordable prices, innovation, and supply security will require hard work, patience, and a long-term view.

Unexpected Returns

Dr. Orin Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dr. Orin Levine

In 1986, as a sophomore at Gettysburg College, I accompanied my dad, a pediatrician and vaccine researcher, on a two-week trip to Rwanda. I was insta...

Winning Hearts and Minds With a Vaccine?

Dr. Orin Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dr. Orin Levine

Stopping meningitis epidemics makes good sense on many levels -- health, economic, and humanitarian among them. We need to approach this issue from a different angle: one of self-interest.

An Important Weekend for Global Health

Dr. Orin Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dr. Orin Levine

This coming Saturday its World Meningitis Day. This Sunday is World Malaria Day. When I first heard that these two were occurring so close together...

Is Jenny McCarthy Afraid Of The Truth About Autism?

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Iris Erlingsdottir

My aunt will never forget that day in 1975, when her 20 month old daughter woke up from a nap, crying petulantly. The child seemed to be having diffic...

Bill Gates Can't Do it Alone

Dr. Orin Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dr. Orin Levine

The ability to provide predictable financing to procure new, life-saving vaccines is the one unique donor role in the complex vaccine process.

A Bad Outlook for a Bad Disease

Dr. Orin Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Dr. Orin Levine

For the first time, meningitis will get a slice of the pie. The pie in this case is the pie chart issued each year by the WHO, in which they estimate the proportion of child deaths due to each disease syndrome.