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Orin Levine

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 toget...

Pneumonia's Last Syrah

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

Could getting rid of a case of wine help get rid of cases of pneumonia? This is the idea that came to me last week when New York Times wine criti...

Race for the Cure, and the Vaccine too

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

These days it seems that everyone around me knows a family member, friend, neighbor, or congregation member who has battled breast cancer. Some c...

Great news for kids everywhere

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

Today, the world's ministers of health deserve our praise and recognition for resolving themselves to tackle the biggest killer of children with pr...

Recognizing the Good Guy Leaders

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

All too often it seems like the good guys get left behind, while the not-so-good guys get the recognition. So I'm pleased to say that today there's r...

GAVI: A Time to Celebrate ... And Reinvest

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

On its 10th anniversary, it is easy to appreciate the accomplishments of the GAVI Alliance, whose work has led to immunizations that will avert four million deaths in the developing world.

Making Access to Flu Vaccine Happen

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

The long-term answer to sustainable vaccine access for developing countries is structuring pricing to make doses affordable to those countries.

Are You Smarter than the World's Global Health Donors?

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

Pneumonia is so poorly recognized that New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof called it "The killer no one suspects" and UNICEF dubbed it "the forgotten killer of children."

The World Is Moving Forward Without Us

Dr. Seth Berkley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dr. Seth Berkley

Advance Market Commitment (AMC) is a new market-based financing mechanism that accelerates the delivery of life-saving vaccines for children worldwide.