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Initiative will fast-track vaccine for childhood diarrhoea in developing world

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: (Published 15 February 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:354
  1. Debashis Singh
  1. London

    A $30m (£18m; €28m) three year project to accelerate the development of a safe and effective rotavirus vaccine for the developing world was announced this week by the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisations and the Vaccine Fund.

    The project will be led by the Program for Appropriate Technology in Health, an international organisation that aims to improve the health of women and children. The programme's team will include public health experts from the World Health Organization, the Centers for …

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