Shot@Life

 
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  • Shot@Life posted a progress report
    5 Reasons to Join Shot@Life to Stop the Spots
    By - Devi Thomas - Director, Shot@Life
    Measles is one of the most contagious and deadliest killers of children under the age of five. Severe measles is more likely among poorly nourished young children, especially those with insufficient vitamin A, or whose immune systems have been weakened by HIV/AIDS or other diseases. Immunization campaigns have a real...
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  • Shot@Life posted a progress report
    Polio-like illness in California
    By - Devi Thomas - Director, Shot@Life
    I'm sure you have been following the medical cases in California where state health officials are tracking as many as 25 children who are displaying "polio-like" symptoms. Although these children do not suffer from polio, their deteriorating condition brings to the forefront the devastation that polio can cause for pockets...
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  • Shot@Life posted a progress report
    Saving 4 million lives by 2015: the world is getting out
    By - Pascal Barollier - GAVI Alliance Director of Media and Communications
    Back in 2011, GAVI Alliance was challenged with ambitious goals. Partners and donors tasked the Alliance with immunising 370 million children in the poorest countries in the world and averting 4 million future deaths by 2015. Halfway through the 2011-2015 period, the same partners and donors gathered in Stockholm, in...
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  • Shot@Life posted a progress report
    A reason to celebrate.
    By - Devi Thomas - Director, Shot@Life
    On September 15, my son, Noah, celebrated his third birthday.  In the midst of the party balloons, train-shaped cookies and chocolate cake, I thought of another reason for parents to celebrate around the world. The child mortality rate has been cut in half. According to a report from UNICEF, 6.6...
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  • Shot@Life posted a progress report
    Baby Harriett
    By - LaShaun Martin - Shot@Life Champion
    The flutters of movement, then the obvious kicks from the life beating inside of me. I was afraid. Afraid of the unknown. The uncertainty of whether I was ready to become a mother, unsure of how to care for myself and the life that waited to arrive. I sang to her in my tummy each day. Willing her to respond to the sound of...
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    The Gift of Life
    By - Dr. Orin Levine - Director of Vaccine Delivery, Bill & Melinda Gates
    I’m just back from Africa where, between visits to rural villages and health centers, I had the chance to reunite with the Kenyan family that hosted me during a study abroad trip in 1987. The kids I met there – like me – are now adults with kids of their own. Hearing their stories and seeing their kids...
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    My plea to you, from a polio survivor
    By - Dennis Ogbe - U.S. Paralympian
    My name is Dennis Ogbe and this past summer I represented the USA at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. I am also a polio survivor.I contracted polio at the age of three when I was taken to a health clinic to be treated for malaria in Nigeria. Today, polio still exists in Nigeria and is still killing and disabling...
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  • Shot@Life has received 182 donations
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    We cannot stop here
    By - Anne Geddes - Shot@Life Global Advocate
    As the Global Advocate for Shot@Life, I have some exciting news. Since the UN Foundation’s Shot@Life Campaign launched Blogust — a first-of-its kind, 31-day relay of inspirational blog posts through the month of August, the response has been incredible. I’m joining this initiative, along with some of the...
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  • Shot@Life posted a progress report
    How do you get to 100 percent?
    By - Peg Willingham - Executive Director, Shot@Life
    Honduras, in the heart of Central America, is one of the poorest countries in the Western hemisphere, but it has one of the highest vaccination coverage rates in the world, averaging close to 99 percent.Compare this to the United States, where 93 percent of children receive basic immunizations. Worldwide, about one child in...
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  • Shot@Life has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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  • Shot@Life has received 518 donations
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Meg Cleghorn

Washington, District of Columbia United States

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