December 2017 Progress Update

December 2017 Progress Update

Dear ROTA Council members, partners, and supporters, 90 million children around the world lack access to rotavirus vaccine and may needlessly suffer, be hospitalized or even die from this common childhood infection. Yet I feel hopeful. Since the start of 2017, access...
September 2017 Progress Update

September 2017 Progress Update

Dear ROTA Council members, partners, and supporters, I am excited to welcome a new member of our Council. Dr. Fredrick Were, dean of the School of Medicine at the University of Nairobi, is known for his passionate advocacy for childhood immunization and his...
May 2017 Progress Update

May 2017 Progress Update

Dear ROTA Council members, partners, and supporters, I enjoyed seeing many of Asia’s foremost immunization leaders at the Asian Vaccine Conference in Singapore. Regardless of where you live and work, evidence on rotavirus disease and vaccines from all world...
February – March 2017 Progress Update

February – March 2017 Progress Update

Dear ROTA Council members, partners, and supporters, The evidence supporting rotavirus vaccine introduction continues to grow. A new study published today demonstrates the safety and efficacy of a new, live oral rotavirus vaccine, which, with other...
January 2017 Progress Update

January 2017 Progress Update

Dear ROTA Council members, partners, and supporters, It’s a happy new year for mothers and babies in Lahore, where leaders of Pakistan’s Punjab region provided the first doses of rotavirus vaccine as part of one of Asia’s largest introductions to...
November 2016 Progress Update

November 2016 Progress Update

Dear ROTA Council members, partners, and supporters, Congratulations to Julie Bines, the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, and the Sabin Vaccine Institute for organizing an effective and engaging International Rotavirus Symposium in Melbourne for over 350 people...