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 »

WHO prequalifies Chinese-made polio vaccine 

Photo: PATH/Gabe Bienczycki

PATH welcomes the World Health Organization’s prequalification of a new bivalent oral polio vaccine (bOPV) developed by Chinese vaccine manufacturer Beijing Bio-Institute Biological Products. The vaccine will help meet heightened demand for bOPV during this current critical phase of polio eradication in polio-endemic countries and other countries at high risk for resurgence. Read the announcement »


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resource: PATH’s Vaccine Resource library has a new location »

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