Heart and lung diseases, cancer and diabetes touch millions of people worldwide, inflicting great loss of life and suffering, as well as placing great socioeconomic burdens on families, communities and countries worldwide.
Immunization is the best, most cost-effective way to prevent disease. 650 000 people in the WHO European Region are not fully immunized.
The Director-General of the World Health Organization, Dr Margaret Chan, in a video statement to mark World Health Day 201.
Bill Gates discusses the incredible lifesaving power of vaccines. In particular, he highlights the case of polio, which is 99 percent eradicated and within reach of being the second disease to ever be completely eliminated from the world.
Discover what the 5 main ways of making vaccines are and how they all have the same strategy.
Innovation Union, a major European Initiative by the European Commission