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  • November 2000 issue – Contents

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    Immunization Focus is issued quarterly on the GAVI website.

    It is intended to provide updates and topical debate about key immunization issues at national and international level. It can also be sent to you by email.

    To receive a free email copy, please send an email message to, with « subscribe gavi » in the first line of your message.

    If you do not have web access, paper copies of Immunization Focus, downloaded and printed from the web, can be obtained from your national UNICEF or WHO office.

    Letters to the editor are welcome: please write via the
    GAVI Secretariat,

    c/o UNICEF,
    Palais des Nations,
    1211 Geneva 10,


    Editor: Phyllida Brown

    Publisher: Dr Tore Godal, GAVI Secretariat, C/O UNICEF, Palais des Nations, 1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland. Email:


    External Editorial Board:

    • Maria Otelia Costales, Country Representative, AVSC International, The Philippines;
    • Shawn Gilchrist, vaccine industry representative, Aventis Pasteur, Toronto, Canada

    • Keith Klugman, Director, Pneumococcal Diseases Research Unit, South African Institute for Medical Research, South Africa;
    • P. Helena Mäkelä, National Public Health Institute, Finland;
    • Philip Minor, National Institute for Biological Standards and Control, United Kingdom;
    • Khadija Msambichaka, Tanzania;
    • Francis Nkrumah, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, Ghana;
    • Paul Offit, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, United States, and Member, Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices;
    • Mohammed Ashraf Uddin, Chief Health Officer, Dhaka City Corporation, Bangladesh

    The views expressed in Immunization Focus are not necessarily the views of the GAVI Board.

    Designed and produced by: Synergy New Media, London N17, UK.



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