22 October 2021

Women Leaders in Polio Eradication: Dr. Folake Olayinka

Dr. Folake Olayinka speaks about overcoming gender-related barriers to immunization.

21 October 2021

“A moment of immense pride and joy”: Anuradha Gupta’s eight reflections on India’s billionth COVID-19 vaccine dose

As India celebrated its one-billionth COVID-19 vaccination, #VaccinesWork caught up with Anuradha Gupta, Gavi’s Deputy CEO and an Indian public health veteran.

21 October 2021

Combining COVID-19 and routine vaccination: Nigeria implements a “whole family” approach

The whole family approach is helping Lagos State tackle multiple disease outbreaks and helping families lead healthier lives.

21 October 2021

A million a day: Pakistan’s COVID-19 vaccine campaign hits its stride

After a halting start to its immunisation campaign, Pakistan has shifted into high gear, now administering a million doses a day. #VaccinesWork spoke to national health leaders and spent a morning at a rural vaccination centre to find out what…

20 October 2021

In Ghana, a strong cold chain makes all the difference

UNICEF and Gavi partnered to fund, procure and deliver more than 2,300 items of cold chain equipment to ensure health centres met immunization targets.

20 October 2021

The COVID-19 vaccine race

Scientists around the world are working faster than ever to develop and produce vaccines that can stop the spread of COVID-19, with 21 vaccines now being rolled out in countries worldwide. Here is an at-a-glance overview of those vaccines and…

20 October 2021

Immunisation relieves the financial burden for families in Kenya

In Kenya, people often rely on their community for assistance in covering medical expenses. Immunisation changes this for the better.

19 October 2021

Is it a cold or COVID-19? An expert explains

Research in the UK shows COVID-19 symptoms can be similar to the common cold. So, how can you tell the difference? Here, genetic epidemiologist Professor Tim Spector explains the latest data and what you need to know.

19 October 2021

Routine vaccines: extraordinary impact

Routine vaccines are anything but routine. These lifesavers are offered to infants in the months and years after birth, offering lifelong protection against some of the world's deadliest diseases. Their success means the diseases they protect…

19 October 2021

Bringing routine immunisation back into focus in Ghana

Community health nurses in Ghana are on a mission to reverse the decline in routine immunisation since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

19 October 2021

Routine immunisation, extraordinary impact: Diphtheria

Before immunisation for diphtheria became routine, it was a major killer of children and adults worldwide. High vaccine coverage is essential to keep that threat at bay.

18 October 2021

COVID and flu: how big could the dual threat be this winter?

Social distancing has shielded us from other respiratory viruses – but that's not necessarily a good thing.

Last updated: 20 Oct 2021

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