Health Benefits of Rotavirus Immunization for Children in Palestine

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Results of Rotavirus Vaccine Impact Analysis  Rotavirus vaccination in Palestine has significantly reduced the burden of diarrhea among children, and the benefits were sustained through a vaccine product switch. PATH, RVF and the Palestinian MOH have worked together to demonstrate … Read More

Rotavirus Vaccination for Babies in the West Bank and Gaza Fully Sustained

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The Palestinian Ministry of Health (PMOH) is now fully sustaining the rotavirus vaccination program for all infants in both the West Bank and Gaza. Since January 2019, the PMOH has been purchasing and distributing the rotavirus vaccine for all babies … Read More

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

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