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Shakira Just Asked Justin Trudeau to Step Up Funding for COVID-19 Tests, Vaccines, and Treatments

The singer-songwriter called on Canada to ensure that everyone, everywhere can combat the pandemic.
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Why Global Citizens Should Care

COVID-19 has had a devastating impact on some of the world’s poorest communities. Join Global Citizens like Shakira by calling on world leaders like Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to ensure that tests, treatments, and vaccines will be made available to everyone, everywhere.

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Why Global Citizens Should Care

COVID-19 has had a devastating impact on some of the world’s poorest communities. Join Global Citizens like Shakira by calling on world leaders like Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to ensure that tests, treatments, and vaccines will be made available to everyone, everywhere.

Real-Life Experience Makes This Mom a Vaccine Champion

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Meet Pam Reincke, a marketing and sales incentive compensation manager at Sanofi Pasteur who suffered from mumps at the age of eight. Pam shares the story of her illness and its long-term effects on her health and well-being. The mother of two and soon-to-be grandmother also offers solid advice on vaccinations today.

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Meet Pam Reincke, a marketing and sales incentive compensation manager at Sanofi Pasteur who suffered from mumps at the age of eight. Pam shares the story of her illness and its long-term effects on her health and well-being. The mother of two and soon-to-be grandmother also offers solid advice on vaccinations today.

Walgreens Helps Provide 50 Million Lifesaving Vaccines in Collaboration With the United Nations Foundation

Walgreens Hopes to Provide 50 Million More Vaccines Through Get a Shot. Give a Shot. Campaign by 2023
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On Nov. 19, Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) and the United Nations Foundation’s Shot@Life campaign announced that Walgreens Get a Shot. Give a Shot. program has helped provide 50 million lifesaving vaccines to children around the world since its inception in 2013. Walgreens also stated it would strive to provide an additional 50 million immunizations over the next five years.

Pfizer’s Vaccine Research & Development Program Applies Transformative Science to Help Protect People of All Ages

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At Pfizer, we discover and develop novel vaccines that help protect people around the world from deadly viruses and bacteria. In 2018, we focused on rational vaccine design — understanding the structure of proteins enabled by high-tech tools like cryo-electron microscopy as a basis to design and produce those proteins for use in vaccines.

“My Life's Mission Is Finding a Way to Prevent HIV”: Meet the Lead Scientist on a Promising Female-Focused Vaccine Trial

By Darren Frei
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A study of women, by women. We're talking about the Imbokodo trial, which is evaluating an investigational HIV vaccine in sub-Saharan Africa. As the study hits a key milestone, we sat down with South African physician and scientist Glenda Gray, who's at the helm of the groundbreaking trial.

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A study of women, by women. We're talking about the Imbokodo trial, which is evaluating an investigational HIV vaccine in sub-Saharan Africa. As the study hits a key milestone, we sat down with South African physician and scientist Glenda Gray, who's at the helm of the groundbreaking trial.

Giving Millions a Shot

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We are proud to work with Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and the United Nations' (UN) Shot@Life campaign to ensure Pfizer’s life-saving vaccines reach those who need them most.

Bringing Resources to Bear to Improve Global Health

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At Pfizer, we believe our business and societal missions are the same: ensuring all individuals everywhere have access to quality medicines, vaccines and health care, and the opportunity to lead healthy lives. Every day, we strive to use our full resources – our people, products and funding – to find new ways to positively impact the health of people around the world and across their lifespan.

World Immunization Week: Partnering to Improve Vaccine Access in Ethiopia

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Meet Tiringo Alamirew Dersie from Ethiopia. She envisions a future in which her four children have an opportunity to live their healthiest lives possible. Key to achieving that vision is ensuring her children have access to needed vaccines.

“I will do whatever I need to do to make sure they achieve their dreams,” Tiringo says.

Finding Better Ways to Prepare for Future Health Threats

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Ebola, Zika, SARS and the return of avian flu to the headlines recently are reminders that the threat of a new epidemic is never far away. With increased air travel and populations on the move, it doesn’t take long for a virus to spread between countries and jump across continents, with potentially catastrophic results.

Vaccines are a very effective way of preventing infectious disease but they take many years, sometimes decades, to develop. Waiting for an epidemic to start means a vaccine will almost inevitably arrive too late. 

Bloomberg Philanthropies to Donate Additional $25 Million to End Polio

Donation follows Bloomberg’s $100 million contribution to polio eradication efforts in 2013
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Donation follows Bloomberg’s $100 million contribution to polio eradication efforts in 2013 and is one of three new commitments to polio eradication from private donors totaling $70 million

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Donation follows Bloomberg’s $100 million contribution to polio eradication efforts in 2013 and is one of three new commitments to polio eradication from private donors totaling $70 million

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