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1 Visualizing a vaccine breaking new ground, and chains, in Africa

One of the biggest obstacles to expanding immunization to the remotest regions on the planet has been that vaccines must be kept refrigerated at low temperatures. A new vaccine created by Seattle-based PATH, with help from the World Health Organization and other partners, now indicates it may be possible to break free from these chains.

Global Health
0 Visualizing the global rise of cancer

Guest post by Katie Leach-Kemon, a policy translation specialist from the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation. WHO The World Health Organization this week released its World Cancer Report, generating headlines such as: NPR  Cancer Cases Rising At An Alarming Rate Worldwide CNN WHO: Imminent global cancer…

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