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Seth Berkley, M.D.
Seth Berkley, M.D., is CEO of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and a global advocate on the power of vaccines. A medical epidemiologist by training, he is also the founder and former President and CEO of the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI). He received a Bachelor of Science and medical degrees from Brown University, and trained in internal medicine at Harvard University. Berkley has been featured on the cover of Newsweek, recognized by Wired magazine as among "The Wired 25" -- a salute to dreamers, inventors, mavericks and leaders –- profiled by Fortune magazine as one of its "Global Forum Visionaries" and recognized by TIME magazine as one of the "100 Most Influential People in the World.”

Entries by Seth Berkley, M.D.

Ebola Vaccines: Why Clinical Trials Are Just the First Step

(1) Comments | Posted December 5, 2014 | 10:48 AM

With clinical trials for Ebola vaccines now under way, and with governments and manufacturers stepping up to fund them, there is an almost palpable sense that the panic is over and the problem solved. The reality, however, is that even if a safe and effective vaccine emerges and the epidemic...

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U.S. Leadership at Home Is Saving Lives Around the World

(0) Comments | Posted June 14, 2012 | 12:03 PM

From Ghana to Haiti, U.S. leadership and partnership in global health is helping save the lives of millions of children around the world.

On Thursday in Washington, the governments of the U.S., India, and Ethiopia and organizations such as UNICEF are hosting the Child Survival Call to...

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Vaccines: The Biggest Bang for the Buck in Global Health

(3) Comments | Posted October 19, 2011 | 1:02 PM

The power of vaccines is evident around the world, but nowhere will it be more so than in the over 30 developing countries that will begin -- for the first time -- to immunize their children with new rotavirus and pneumococcal vaccines over the next year and a half --...

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Vaccines to Prevent Chronic Infections

(0) Comments | Posted September 22, 2011 | 12:11 PM

This week, the global community came together at the U.N. General Assembly in New York for the first-ever high-level meeting on non-communicable diseases.

The U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has described the meeting as "our chance to broker an international commitment that puts NCDs high on the development agenda where they...

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