Vaccine Development Global Program

Developing new, affordable vaccines for the people who need them most

Vaccines are one of the most effective, affordable, and beneficial tools in public health. Because market forces alone are not always strong enough to drive the development of vaccines most urgently needed in lower-income countries, PATH’s Vaccine Development Global Program is stepping in to fill the gap. Find out more »

Why we think vaccines can outwit pneumonia

Because pneumonia has many different causes, no one intervention is enough to outsmart it. We need a diverse set of defenses to beat pneumonia, and vaccines top the list as the most cost-effective means of prevention. If we’re to outwit pneumonia over the long term, however, the vaccines we have now must continue to evolve and improve. PATH’s Dr. Mark Alderson explains. Read the blog »

Photo credit: Lesley Reed


event: World Immunization Week is April 24-30! Get up to date on how to get involved »

live q&a: Best bits from a live chat on ending child deaths from diarrhea and pneumonia on The Guardian »

announcement: Newly published study indicates lifesaving potential for new rotavirus vaccine »

fact sheet: Read the latest on our pneumococcal vaccine work (111.31 KB PDF) »


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Visit the Vaccine Resource Library

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: Philippe Blanc; PATH/Chutima Suraratdecha; Richard Franco.

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