Parliamentarians call for UK pledge on polio

Earlier this week, the Chair of the APPG Vaccinations for All and over 40 UK parliamentarians wrote to the Secretary of State and Minister of State at the Department for International Development in order to show support for a UK pledge to the Global Polio Eradication...

APPG MPs meet with polio survivors in the UK

Philippa Whitford MP and Bambos Charalambous MP with polio survivors On 8 July, seven parliamentarians from the APPG met with polio survivors, John, Paul, David and Sue, from across the UK to discuss their experiences of living with polio in the UK and the need to...

MPs visit Human Immunology Lab

On 27 June, members of the APPG visited the Human Immunology Lab (HIL) in Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, to learn more about vaccine research and development being conducted at world class institutions in the UK.  Members of the APPG at the HIL The Human...

The global value of vaccines

APPG Chair Dr Philippa Whitford MP recently worked with Mediaplanet on the 2019 Health Awareness: Value of Vaccines campaign. A printed publication was enclosed within every copy of New Scientist magazine and the content is available online here. The...

APPG Inquiry: Call for written evidence

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Vaccinations for All was created in 2017 in order to raise the political profile of the importance of essential immunisation around the world and within the UK. The APPG on Vaccinations for All is conducting an inquiry into...

APPG Chair meets leading immunisation institutions

This week, APPG Chair Dr Philippa Whitford MP visited Geneva to meet with key immunisation and global health organisations. There are multiple global milestones for immunisation over the next 18 months that will set the course for improving immunisation coverage and...