Shot@Life Campaign Aims To Expand Access To Childhood Vaccines In Developing Countries
The U.N. Foundation on Monday launched Shot@Life, "a new campaign to expand access to life-saving vaccines for children in developing countries" that "will educate, connect and empower Americans to champion vaccines as one of the most cost-effective ways to save children's lives around the world," according to a U.N. Foundation press release. "Together with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, UNICEF, the GAVI Alliance, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Red Cross, Lions Clubs International, and ABC News ... Shot@Life will support the work of the United Nations and other partners to provide vaccines to children in developing countries," the press release states (9/19).This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.