GAVI Alliance

Vaccines to change the world – public forum in Melbourne

Vaccines to change the world – Australia’s role in a critical global health mission – immunising against deadly diseases

This forum marks the launch of Australia’s Role in the World, a partnership initiative between The Australian Institute of International Affairs, The University of Melbourne and UN Youth Australia to engage young people, academia and the wider public in debate about major global issues.

6:30-8:00pm, Thursday 22 March 2012 in the Spot Basement Lecture Theatre, 198 Berkeley St.

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How does Nature rate your institution, PM's Prizes open, global vaccines and more

Please help us identify the unsung achievers of Australian science for the Prime Ministers, and welcome to my occasional email to the science community on prizes and other activities.

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How does Nature rate your institution, PM’s Prizes open, global vaccines and more

Please help us identify the unsung achievers of Australian science for the Prime Ministers, and welcome to my occasional email to the science community on prizes and other activities.

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Australia commits $US58 million to global vaccines initiative

This commitment is great news and a wonderful follow-up to the UN global health conference held in Melbourne last month. Here’s the media release from GAVI – the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization.

Mary Robinson, Chair of the GAVI Alliance Board, welcomes the new commitment, which will help save the lives of 4.2 million children

(issued by GAVI)
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