Supporting Evidence-Based Decisions About Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccines

Results of recent studies that we supported focusing on vaccination against Streptococcus pneumoniae, a Gram-positive bacterium that is responsible for the majority of community-acquired pneumonia, were recently published, providing more evidence for health departments to use when developing their pediatric vaccination strategies.

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Meet PREVAIL Team Member Victor Taryor, Site Manager at the John F. Kennedy Medical Center in Monrovia, Liberia

As the site manager for PREVAIL, Victor puts his empathy and passion for helping people to work by responding to operations requests, evaluating challenges, holding daily meetings with staff, and verifying and approving daily financial disbursements.

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Meet PREVAIL Team Member Dr. Kumblytee Johnson, Site Physician, Clinical Investigator and Principal Investigator

Dr. Johnson carries the responsibility of many roles as part of the PREVAIL team, including being a licensed Liberian medical doctor and providing insights, expertise and guidance to her colleagues on a daily basis.

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The Colors of COVID Town Hall Event: The Ethical Engagement of Minority Communities in COVID Clinical Research

In April, the Director of the Maryland Center for Health Equity’s Dr. Stephen B. Thomas partnered with FHI Clinical for a frank conversation by experts about COVID and how to encourage Brown and Black communities to participate in clinical research.

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