Over 400 children in the Netherlands used their creativity to get behind our #EveryParent campaign for universal access to life-saving vaccinations. We asked them to draw what having a healthy shot at life meant. The pictures feature their memories of having vaccinations at health centres, their families and even Minions!
As a photographer chronicling vaccine trails across Africa, I witnessed firsthand the challenges of offering children in DRC the same protection from childhood disease that I took for granted when I was growing up in the United States.
#Globalcitizens of the world unite – for this year we have an historic world leaders' summit and a confluence of conferences. World leaders will be deciding all our fates for us, so we need to #demandbetter from them, and remind them they work for us. Here are the key movement moments when activists must be loud and clear.
In 2015, it’s still the case that we don’t have vaccines for some of the deadliest diseases on the planet. But that doesn’t mean they’re not on their way. Here are five areas where new vaccines are being developed, each one of which could make a huge difference to people’s health worldwide if realised.
Uncontrollable giggles. Crayon on the walls. That first wobbly bike ride. Every parent deserves moments like these. The crazy. The funny. The want-to-pull-your-hair out and then melt with love moments. But every year, millions of mothers and fathers watch their children die from totally preventable diseases like diarrhoea
At ONE we've been keeping an eye on the football, but have another really big goal we are focussed on: making sure every child around the world gets basic, life saving vaccines. So in a shameless attempt to satisfy your World Cup hunger, we've rounded up what we think are the five best goals of the tournament so far.
Vaccines are some of the lowest-cost, highest-impact ways to help prevent these deaths. But nearly 1 in 5 children around the world still don’t have access to these vaccines. We're looking at how GAVI could achieve it's next big goal by saving more than five million children’s lives.
This week, I was fortunate to talk in depth with someone who has inspired me. As we chatted, it struck me that she could be the Ghanaian Sheryl Sandberg—leaning in fearlessly and unapologetically to her work on behalf of Ghana’s children.
What could possibly be scarier than the global spread of a mysterious zombie disease in US thiller Contagion? How about this interactive map, which shows an alarming number of outbreaks for preventable diseases.
An interesting new initiative that aims to channel more private sector funds to global health launched this week in New York. Global Health Investment Fund will advance the development of medicines, vaccines, diagnostics and other life-saving technologies for diseases that disproportionately affect developing countries. Ini......
Our guest blogger today is the MTV Africa VJ, singer and activist from Tanzania, Vanessa Mdee. Writing as an ambassador for the GAVI Alliance, her post celebrates the recent news that the HPV vaccine to protect women and girls from cervical cancer is set to drop in price for 50 of the world’s poorest countries. &hell......
Today the GAVI Alliance announced that the cost of immunising millions of the world’s most vulnerable children against five deadly and debilitating diseases is set to fall, thanks to a major price reduction of one third for pentavalent vaccine. Pentavalent vaccines target five infectious diseases (diphtheria, tetanus, pert......