Help RVF Expand the Mobile Clinic Program in the West Bank

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RVF has worked with the Palestinian Ministry of Health (PMOH) to deploy mobile medical clinics to provide health care to remote Bedouin populations in the West Bank. Though the PMOH has many free-standing clinics throughout the West Bank, many Bedouin families … Read More

RVF Rotavirus Vaccination Program Already Saving Lives in Gaza and the West Bank

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RVF’s Medical Director, Wolfgang Rennert, MD, led an epidemiological study recently published by Oxford University Press in the Journal of Public Health on the impact of the rotavirus vaccine on the incidence and prevalence of life-threatening rotavirus disease in the … Read More

Number of Children with Diarrhea Drops Dramatically with Rotavirus Vaccine

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“Unless babies are vaccinated, almost all of them get rotavirus, the doctor told me. Having the vaccine available for free in Gaza can save babies and parents from so much suffering..” – Majdoolin, first-time mother, Gaza City The rotavirus vaccine, … Read More

Introduction of the Rotavirus Vaccine in the West Bank and Gaza

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All babies in the West Bank and Gaza – over 130,000 babies every year- are now receiving the potentially life-saving rotavirus vaccine. Beginning in 2016, RVF partnered with the Palestinian Ministry of Health (MOH) to provide for the universal vaccination … Read More

Pneumococcal Vaccination Program Runs in Azerbaijan

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BAKU.  Since 2013, the Rostropovich-Vishnevskaya Foundation (RVF), in cooperation with the Azerbaijani Ministry of Health (MOH) and GAVI, has been implementing 3-year program to introduce the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) in Azerbaijan. All infants in Azerbaijan, approximately 140,000 babies every … Read More

RVF Pilot Pneumococcal Vaccination Program in St. Petersburg becomes Model for Nationwide Program

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PETERSBURG. As of January 2015, the Russian government has included the life-saving pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) in the routine vaccination schedule for all infants and financed the procurement and availability of PCV throughout the Russian Federation. A pilot PCV vaccination … Read More

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