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The sports and entertainment communities of Eswatini are banking on COVID-19 vaccines to turn their fortunes around.

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15 October 2021

Convincing nomadic populations to get the jab in Northern Kenya

For the Gosha community, vaccines are not only protecting them from COVID-19, but are also bringing development to their area.

15 October 2021

Ten climate actions that could boost human health

Ahead of the COP26 climate summit, the World Health Organisation flags ten priority actions necessary to protect human and planetary health.

15 October 2021

Pandemica, a world where the pandemic goes on forever

Welcome to Pandemica, a world where twice as many people die and life as we once knew it does not return for anyone.

The COVID-19 vaccine race

Pre-clinical
194vaccines
are being explored in lab experiments and animals
PHASE 1
40 vaccines
are undergoing safety tests in healthy young individuals
Phase 2
35vaccines
are being tested in broader groups of people
Phase 3
34vaccines
are in large international trials to test their impact on COVID-19
IN USE
21vaccines
are currently being offered to the general population
Phase 4
8vaccines
are being monitored in the wider population after being approved

Source: WHO

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14 October 2021

”We understand how important their work is to our health”: Ordinary Nigerians unite with health workers against COVID-19

In the face of mounting logistical hitches, ordinary Nigerians are rallying behind health workers to ensure the success of COVID-19 vaccine rollout across the country.

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”.

 

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15 October 2021

Convincing nomadic populations to get the jab in Northern Kenya

For the Gosha community, vaccines are not only protecting them from COVID-19, but are also bringing development to their area.

15 October 2021

Ten climate actions that could boost human health

Ahead of the COP26 climate summit, the World Health Organisation flags ten priority actions necessary to protect human and planetary health.

15 October 2021

Pandemica, a world where the pandemic goes on forever

Welcome to Pandemica, a world where twice as many people die and life as we once knew it does not return for anyone.

14 October 2021

Delivering COVAX supplies during a supply chain crisis, the HOPE Consortium steps up support to UNICEF

First flight facilitated by the Hope Consortium touches down in Belgium with large delivery of ultra-cold chain freezers for onward shipment to 21 African countries.

14 October 2021

”We understand how important their work is to our health”: Ordinary Nigerians unite with health workers against COVID-19

In the face of mounting logistical hitches, ordinary Nigerians are rallying behind health workers to ensure the success of COVID-19 vaccine rollout across the country.

 

COVAX

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15 October 2021

Convincing nomadic populations to get the jab in Northern Kenya

For the Gosha community, vaccines are not only protecting them from COVID-19, but are also bringing development to their area.

14 October 2021

Delivering COVAX supplies during a supply chain crisis, the HOPE Consortium steps up support to UNICEF

First flight facilitated by the Hope Consortium touches down in Belgium with large delivery of ultra-cold chain freezers for onward shipment to 21 African countries.

14 October 2021

”We understand how important their work is to our health”: Ordinary Nigerians unite with health workers against COVID-19

In the face of mounting logistical hitches, ordinary Nigerians are rallying behind health workers to ensure the success of COVID-19 vaccine rollout across the country.

13 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…

12 October 2021

No vaccine, no entry

The sports and entertainment communities of Eswatini are banking on COVID-19 vaccines to turn their fortunes around.

 

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15 October 2021

Convincing nomadic populations to get the jab in Northern Kenya

For the Gosha community, vaccines are not only protecting them from COVID-19, but are also bringing development to their area.

14 October 2021

”We understand how important their work is to our health”: Ordinary Nigerians unite with health workers against COVID-19

In the face of mounting logistical hitches, ordinary Nigerians are rallying behind health workers to ensure the success of COVID-19 vaccine rollout across the country.

12 October 2021

No vaccine, no entry

The sports and entertainment communities of Eswatini are banking on COVID-19 vaccines to turn their fortunes around.

11 October 2021

Mobilising mothers around immunisation in Nigeria

Going door-to-door, local community leaders are mobilising mothers to have their children immunised.

11 October 2021

How COVID-19 is contributing to period poverty in Nigeria

Skyrocketing prices for sanitary products, supply shortages and lockdowns are combining to make it harder and harder for girls and women in Nigeria to manage their periods.

 

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27 September 2021

There is no vaccine equity without gender equality

On Thursday 23 September, on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, global health leaders gathered to discuss gender equality in healthcare worldwide. Here’s what happened.

17 September 2021

Gavi at UNGA: Action for equity

The 76th UN General Assembly (UNGA 76) will take place from 14-30 September 2021. Could we see a breakthrough in the fight for universal vaccine access?

8 March 2021

International Women's Day 2021

For this year's International Women's Day VaccinesWork has interviewed a number of women leaders and front line workers who represent this year's IWD theme: #ChooseToChallenge

8 March 2021

International Women’s Day 2021: “Women come to me and I guide them”

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…

8 March 2021

International Women’s Day: Chizoba Wonodi on the importance of a good mentor

This International Women’s Day Vaccines Work is hosting a series of interviews with inspirational women from across the world. Here Professor Chizoba Wonodi, Founder of Women Advocates for Vaccine Access in Nigeria and Country Director at the…

Last updated: 13 Oct 2021

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