Many countries have set bold goals to prevent and eliminate diseases and a new Task Force initiative seeks to foster collaboration so countries can reach …
The Task Force Joins Global Effort to Eliminate One of Humanity’s Oldest and Most Stigmatizing Diseases
The Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy focuses on increasing coordination and answering critical research questions. The Task Force for Global Health has been chosen as
By Mark McKinlay We are on the cusp of a historic moment for global public health. The potential exists for wild polio to be wiped
Donated Flu Vaccine Arrives in Ulaanbaatar Temperature-controlled crates containing the flu vaccines wait to clear customs at the airport of Mongolia’s capital city, Ulaanbaatar. PIVI’s
Once Launched, All U.S. States Will Have an Online Vaccination Database In 2013, New Hampshire health officials were alarmed to learn about a whooping cough
In response to new treatment guidelines from the World Health Organization (WHO), Merck & Co., Inc. (known as MSD outside the United States and Canada)
This year’s flu season has been severe in the United States and serves as a reminder of our vulnerability to a pandemic. A flu pandemic
Ahead of World Leprosy Day on Sunday, Jan. 28, several leading leprosy groups have joined forces to launch a Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy to
News reports swirled before Thanksgiving that a North Korean defector had 10-inch long parasitic worms (Ascaris lumbricoides) removed from his stomach after fleeing to the south.
Header photo caption: A drug distributor travels long distances to a remote village in Cameroon to get medicines for onchocerciasis (river blindness) and lymphatic filariasis to marginalized societies most in need.