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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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World Immunisation Week Debate

On 2 May, a General Debate on ‘World Immunisation Week’ was held in the House of Commons chamber. Thank you to all the MPs who spoke in the debate including: Secretary of State Rory Stewart MP, Minister Harriet Baldwin MP, Dan Carden MP, Dr Philippa Whitford...

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APPG Members Meet DFID Global Funds Team

On Tuesday 30 April, during World Immunisation Week, the APPG hosted a private roundtable for APPG members and the Department for International Development (DFID) Global Funds Team. The Global Funds Team are responsible for the  overseeing DFID’s work with Gavi,...

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Vaccines for AMR panel discussion event

On 26 February, the APPG Vaccinations for All will be co-hosting an event with the APPG on Antibiotics and the Wellcome Trust on the use of vaccines for tackling antimicrobial resistance. Drug resistant infections cause 700,000 deaths per year;...

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APPG Chair speaks to the Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph spoke to our Chair, Dr Philippa Whitford MP, to discuss the contents of our new report. “Millions of children around the world are missing out on life-saving vaccinations because countries which were once eligible for financial support can no...

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Report release

The APPG has released a new report looking which aims to highlight the reasons for low and stalling immunisation rates and what the UK and global immunisation stakeholders need to do to ensure that we reach every last child with all 11 WHO-recommended...

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MPs debate economic impact of vaccines in Parliament

On Wednesday 13 June Members of Parliament debated the economic effect of vaccines in developing countries in a Westminster Hall debate led by Stephen Crabb, Conservative MP. Stephen Crabb MP opened the debate by paying tribute to the UK’s expertise in...

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