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...
Summer 2016 Progress Update

Summer 2016 Progress Update

Dear ROTA Council members, partners, and supporters: In June, the Council’s intussusception meeting report was published online in Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics, ahead of print. This paper stems from our June 2014 meeting held in Washington, D.C., and...
March/April 2016 Progress Update

March/April 2016 Progress Update

Dear ROTA Council members, partners, and supporters: Since our last update, two countries—India and Liberia—have begun phased introductions of rotavirus vaccines. India, home to a birth cohort of 27 million, delivered the first dose of its indigenously manufactured...
January/February 2016 Progress Update

January/February 2016 Progress Update

Dear ROTA Council members, partners, and supporters: Welcome to the first ROTA Council progress update for 2016. Eight countries introduced rotavirus vaccines into their national immunization programs in 2015, but more than 90 million children still lack access to...