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May 2012

29 May 2012

Interview with GAVI CEO Seth Berkley-Part 2

Source: One

In this second installment, I asked him a few more personal questions about his most memorable travel, why he still considers himself a maverick, and his message for ONE members.

25 May 2012

Interview with GAVI CEO Seth Berkley-Part 1

Source: One

Last week, I sat down with GAVI’s CEO Seth Berkley while he was in DC. He had so much interesting stuff to say that we’ve broken our interview with him into 2 blog posts. Below, in our first installment, we talk about what defines success for GAVI, how GAVI’s work provides a platform for other health services, and what keeps him up at night.

15 May 2012

In Haiti, rebuilding a healthier future with vaccines - Dagfinn Høybråten

Source: Huffington Post

In post-earthquake Haiti -- where signs of the devastation still linger two years on -- the women weren't lined up waiting for food or to seek more permanent shelter than the camps where hundreds of thousands of people still live. Instead, they sat on wooden benches inside a large tent and waited patiently to have their children vaccinated.

08 May 2012

'One in six cancers worldwide are caused by infection'

Source: BBC News

One in six cancers - two million a year globally - are caused by largely treatable or preventable infections, new estimates suggest. 

02 May 2012

GAVI man's mission to immunize every kid on earth

Source: Reuters

Seth Berkley was a young epidemiologist working for the U.S. State Department when he saw the graves left behind after measles swept through refugee camps in Sudan during the 1985 famine.

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