Photo stories

Powerful images that capture the essential work of the Vaccine Alliance and partners.

6 September 2021

Anand Kumar: From polio to para-sports world champ

More often than not, the road to a meaningful triumph is a bumpy one.

23 August 2021

Pandemic Culture: The “Bangalore Banksy”: Art Against the Darkness

The Bengaluru street artist Baadal Nanjundaswamy is well-loved for his public-spirited art interventions. Lockdown managed to quieten him for a moment – but only for a moment.

19 August 2021

Zimbabwe’s waste pickers waiting impatiently for COVID-19 vaccines

For the waster pickers of Bulawayo, COVID-19 has posed risks to both their health and their incomes. Hope for a vaccine is reaching fever pitch.

12 August 2021

Pandemic Culture: Fatherhood and Fear in São Paulo

Henrique Montanari, also known as EDMX, has been daubing the walls of São Paulo with striking images conveying his fear for the impact the pandemic is having on his children, part of the “the pandemic generation”.

30 July 2021

Kenya’s digital vaccine warriors

The Savannah Innovation Hub teaches young women in Garissa County to counteract COVID-19 vaccine misinformation from groups like Al-Shabaab.

28 June 2021

A roadmap to recovery

The Immunization Agenda 2030’s new scorecard visualizes a journey toward pandemic recovery and global immunization progress.

24 June 2021

Tackling Malawi’s fears of routine immunisation: “Children should still be immunised amid the pandemic”

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected turn out for almost all Malawi’s health services, including routine immunisation. One local CSO is using Community Mother Care groups to trace those missing out on vaccines, helping to ensure children are protected.

22 June 2021

Protecting children from the most-deadly infectious disease in Indonesia

Affordable vaccines mean more children can now be protected from pneumonia.

15 June 2021

Protection across borders: Why immunising Mozambique is helping border communities in Eswatini

For the Eswatini communities living on the border with Mozambique, there are added benefits when it comes to immunisation of their children.

10 June 2021

Tackling typhoid in Zimbabwe: “We have to be sure for ourselves that the water is safe”

After a devastating typhoid outbreak swept through Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, a new, more effective vaccine is bringing hope.

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