The Power of Vaccines

By now, we all know the Rotary Give every Child A Future (RGECAF) project summary. ‘Three vaccines administered to 100,000 children in nine countries over three years. But, what exactly are the project vaccines designed to protect against?

The success of vaccines to prevent disease cannot be over-stated. A report published in January this year in The Lancet, estimates that 37 million lives have been saved by vaccines, since 2000. Rotary International’s End Polio Now project is a shining example of the power of vaccines. Not only can lives be saved but, for many diseases, the ultimate goal of disease eradication is possible.

The RGECAF project vaccines are relatively new and may be unfamiliar to many of us.

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