Published April 30th, 2018

Rotavirus is the most common cause of diarrheal disease among children. In fact, nearly every child who is not vaccinated will experience rotavirus at some point by age five. For children in countries without access to vaccinations and treatment, rotavirus can be fatal.

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Published April 26th, 2018

Aziz Sheshe is the Regional Vaccine and Immunization Officer for Tanzania’s Arusha region. He has been working with the government’s immunization program for the past 15 years. Aziz oversees immunization services at more than 300 health facilities across the region, with almost 260,000 children falling under his jurisdiction. His commitment to and eagerness on the job led Aziz to be among the first of his colleagues to use a new immunization e- learning platform when it was launched and today, he is an advocate for the tool, training others on the platform.

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Published April 24th, 2018

There is a major global equity gap in cervical cancer prevention. Approximately 266,000 cervical cancer deaths and 528,000 new cases occur each year, making it the fourth most common cancer among women worldwide. Nearly 90 percent of the global deaths from cervical cancer occur in low- and middle-income regions and 80 percent of women in these countries do not have access to cervical cancer screening –by the time they are diagnosed, the cancer has spread.

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Published April 24th, 2017

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Published April 27th, 2016

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