For the people of Lahaul, the opening of a new high-altitude tunnel ends years of wintertime isolation – and opens a vital route of access for COVID-19 vaccines.
This International Women’s Day Vaccines Work is hosting a series of interviews with inspirational women from across the world. Here we follow Razia, a female vaccinator in Afghanistan, as she does her daily rounds.
This International Women’s Day Vaccines Work is hosting a series of interviews with inspirational women from across the world. Here Nighat Rani, a vaccinator in Pakistan, shows how her work rests on a bedrock of female empathy and understanding.
Reaching the goals of the plan requires the best possible interaction between public and private -for profit and not-for-profit - healthcare sectors.
The first deliveries of up to 2.5 million doses of COVAX vaccines by autonomous drone began this week in Ghana.
Ghana is not only the first country to receive a shipment of COVAX vaccines, but it will be the first to broaden its reach by delivering them by drone. The new partnership with Zipline and UPS Foundation will see 2.5 million doses delivered this way.
Countries in the West Africa region are in a very different position to seven years ago. They now have the experience of the past as well as new tools to tackle Ebola.
The continent is one of the most experienced regions in the world in dealing with disease outbreaks.
As wearing face masks in public becomes the new normal across the world, what can we learn from a country like Japan, where this has been a long-established practice?
The global effort to contain COVID-19 risks disrupting campaigns against other diseases. Will the fight to control the deadly rabies virus in India be among them?