Top 10 Global Health Milestones in 2012

PSI Impact magazine, for which I am a contributor, asked its readers to nominate 10 great global health moments of the past year, then asked experts write profiles of each milestone.  This list will lift your spirits.

HPV Vaccine Coming to the Developing World

There is big news from GAVI, the Gates-backed group that supports the provision of childhood vaccinations around the world. GAVI announced today that it will expand its vaccine programs to include the HPV vaccine, which guards against cervical cancer, and a vaccine against Rubella to promote maternal and child health.