Screening Newborns for Critical Congenital Heart Disease in Georgia Expanded

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The Rostropovich-Vishnevskaya Foundation (RVF), in cooperation with the Georgian Ministry of Labor, Health & Social Development (MLHSD) and with the support of the US Department of State, launched a pilot program to screen all newborns in the Georgian capital of … Read More

Pneumococcal Vaccination Program is Fully Sustained 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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