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Forging Ahead in Pediatric Infectious Disease- Manila

Forging Ahead in Pediatric Infectious Disease- Manila

The Pediatric Infectious Disease Society of the Philippines held its 25th annual convention. The Rota Council session held on February 23, 2018 in Manila, Philippines focused on the status of Rotavirus vaccine introduction in Asia, with special focus on the...

In the Philippines, should we be doing more?

Pediatric Infectious Disease Society of the Philippines 25th Annual Convention February 23, 2018 | 12:00-1:00pm Crown Plaza Manila, Philippines At this conference, ROTA Cuncil will be hosting several sessions focusing on the epidemiology and the burden of rotavirus...

5 Reasons the Global Gap in Rotavirus Vaccine Access is Shrinking

5 Reasons the Global Gap in Rotavirus Vaccine Access is Shrinking

Mathuram Santosham, the chair of Rotacouncil, produced this piece originally for inpatient optimists.org. When I started my career in the 1970’s, I saw children die every day from severe diarrheal disease. Today, diarrhea is still responsible for half a million deaths...

Opportunities for Expanding Vaccine Access in Asia Pacific Region

Opportunities for Expanding Vaccine Access in Asia Pacific Region

Council member Tony Nelson and colleagues organized a rotavirus advocacy workshop at the 13th Congress of Asian Society for Pediatric Research on October 5, 2017. Speakers from Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, India, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, and...