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A Pakistani polio vaccination worker gives a dose to a child in Islamabad during a 2014 campaign.
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January 27, 2015 Donations to the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization hit $7.5 billion. The UK and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation were the most generous dollar-wise. Norway is the per capita champ.
May 9, 2013 The two makers of HPV vaccines have agreed to lower the prices for their vaccines to less than $5 a shot for low-income countries. The cheaper vaccine may make it easier to vaccinate girls in places where the risk of death from cervical cancer is greatest.
Women in developing countries, such as Cote D'Ivoire, may soon have access to vaccines against HPV and rubella.
November 17, 2011 About 88 percent of cervical cancer deaths occur in developing countries. The deaths can be prevented by an HPV vaccine, which will be available to some women for the first time in 2012.
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