Twitter Watch: Week to 20 JUne 2011

Twitter Watch
A selection of items of interest this week from a variety of twitter feeds. This capture is highly selective and by no means intended to be exhaustive.

whonews WHO News
by PeterASinger
Dramatic fall in cases of #meningitis A after new #vaccine introduction in Sub-Saharan #Africa j.mp/ipKeLH #globalhealth

PIH Partners In Health
World leaders launch plan to eliminate new #HIV infections among children by 2015 http://ow.ly/5kgCN via @unaids #AIDS

Eurovaccine ECDC Eurovaccine
Get vaccinated before attending mass gatherings http://bit.ly/jwG1Gz #measles @Madrid11_en #vaccine #WYD

GlobalHealth Global Health
@GAVIalliance provides a template to be adapted for #NCDs – Dr. Nabel at UN civil society hearing on #NCDs #globalhealth

USAID USAID
Reduced cost of key vaccines, exceeded pledge targets at #GAVI pledge conference. Special thanks to @onecampaign for highlighting the issue

rotary Rotary International
by EndPolioNow
We’ve raised about $174.7 million for Rotary’s US$200 Million Challenge to eradicate polio. http://cot.ag/a5lkhN

unpublications UN Publications
Read the State of the World Population Report 2010 bit.ly/iykDH7 & go to new UN/DPI site on #decolonization bit.ly/iZIGlT. Also

Harvard_Health HarvardGlobalHealth
Epidemiologists are using social media to discover & track the spread of disease bitURL.net/bqtf #Facebook #Google #Twitter #Foursquare