PATH’s Center for Vaccine Innovation and Access

Vaccines for the people who need them most

PATH’s Center for Vaccine Innovation and Access (CVIA) brings together expertise across every stage of vaccine research, development, and introduction to make lifesaving vaccines globally available to women, children, and communities, particularly in low resource settings. CVIA’s current portfolio encompasses more than two dozen vaccine projects either in development or already in use to protect against 17 different diseases, including enteric and diarrheal diseases, malaria, meningitis, pneumonia, and polio. Find out more »


Ghana, Kenya, Malawi to take part in WHO malaria vaccine pilot program

Ghana, Kenya, and Malawi will participate in a World Health Organization-coordinated pilot implementation program that will make the world’s first malaria vaccine available in selected areas, beginning in 2018. The vaccine, RTS,S, was developed to protect young children from the most deadly form of malaria. The pilot program will assess the feasibility of delivering the required four doses of RTS,S, the vaccine’s potential role in reducing childhood deaths, and its safety in the context of routine use. Read the announcement »

Highlights

data tool: Visualizing the cascading burden of diarrheal disease »

resource: New Group B Streptococcus section now up on the Vaccine Resource Library! »

publication: Efficacy of a novel, protein-based pneumococcal vaccine against nasopharyngeal carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae in infants: A phase 2, randomized, controlled, observer-blind study »

resource: DefeatDD.org is new and improved »


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PATH’s Vaccine Resource Library (VRL) seeks to gather the world’s best immunization resources in a single, easy-to-use website. The VRL offers high-quality, scientifically accurate documents and links on specific diseases and topics in immunization. Learn more »


Banner photos, clockwise from left: PATH/Aaron Joel Santos; PATH/Will Boase; PATH/Gabe Bienczycki.