Wednesday, 23 May 2018
South Africa recommends the use of meningococcal vaccines

Among certain groups, there is a significant morbidity/mortality of meningococcal disease in South Africa. The authors recommend that clinicians consider vaccination of healthy infants and children; HIV-infected persons with a CD4 count > 25%; students attending college /university /military academies; and miners.

Publication Date:
Monday, August 28, 2017 - 16:00
UNICEF for every child
Ethiopia becomes one of the 42 Countries to eliminate Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus

UNICEF and the Ethiopian Ministry of Health announced the country's achievement of maternal and neonatal tetanus elimination.

Publication Date:
Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 14:45
HPV vaccine
Tanzania and Zimbabwe tackle cervical cancer

Tanzania and Zimbabwe have become the 7th and 8th African countries, respectively, to introduce the vaccine against cervical cancer

Publication Date:
Sunday, May 13, 2018 - 16:45
“Design Thinking” for staff working in the South African Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI)

EPI managers, representatives from several pharmaceutical companies involved in vaccine production or distribution, academics, nursing staff, medical doctors from both the public and private sector and academics, gathered at the University Of Cape Town's Graduate School Of Business for the “design thinking” workshop.

Publication Date:
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 10:45