World Immunization Week: Global Vaccine Innovations
April 28, 2022
12 – 1 pm
The Discovery Center and PATH partnered in presenting a virtual program celebrating World Immunization Week. Attendees got the inside story about current and future innovations from vaccine experts. The PATH Center for Vaccine Innovation and Access (CVIA) spans every stage of vaccine research, development, and introduction to make life-saving vaccines widely available to communities around the globe.
Alisa Walker, Program Assistant, at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Global Delivery Program moderated a discussion between Darin Zehrung, who leads PATH’s Medical Devices and Health Technologies Program, and Kelly Hamblin, senior program officer on the foundation’s Global Delivery Program team, as they talked about innovations and how they help combat diseases and save lives. Missed the live program? View the recording below and learn ways you can take action and get involved!
Partners & Resources
PATH is a global team of innovators working to accelerate health equity so all people and communities can thrive. PATH works in more than 70 countries to transform bold ideas into sustainable solutions that improve health and well-being for all.
WHO is the United Nations agency that connects nations, partners, and people to promote health, keep the world safe, and serve the vulnerable. WHO also leads global efforts to expand universal health coverage, where they direct and coordinate the world’s response to health emergencies.
Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance works with a wide range of partners to deliver vaccines to the world’s poorest countries. GAVI has helped vaccinate almost half the world’s children against deadly and debilitating infectious diseases.
UNICEF works in over 190 countries and territories to save children’s lives, to defend their rights, and to help them fulfill their potential, from early childhood through adolescence.