Twitter Watch [accessed 26 February 17:35]

Twitter Watch  [accessed 26 February 17:35]
Items of interest from a variety of twitter feeds associated with immunization, vaccines and global public health. This capture is highly selective and is by no means intended to be exhaustive.

GAVI Alliance ‏ @GAVIAlliance
Helen Evans – GAVI Deputy CEO – shares her insights into #GAVI‘s challenges and opportunities. ht.ly/9dSKY
7:01 AM – 25 Feb 12 via web · Details

EndPolioNow ‏ @EndPolioNow
At Polio Summit, India just announces that WHO has removed India from the polio endemic list #polio
1:15 AM – 25 Feb 12

IHME at UW ‏ @IHME_UW
Track #polio vaccination activities using Polio Campaign Monitoring Reports: bit.ly/w1iMey #GHDxData #globalhealth
1:05 PM – 24 Feb 12

WHO ‏ @WHO
If we eradicate polio, we’ll save US$40-50b in the next 20yrs. We can use these $ to fight other diseases bit.ly/ycRnFG #poliochat
12:08 PM – 24 Feb 12

HarvardPublicHealth ‏ @HarvardHSPH
Today in #publichealth history: Children receive the first polio vaccine in 1954 ht.ly/9fFuq #TodayinHistory

EndPolioNow ‏ @EndPolioNow
View a NEW infographic of the progress and current state of polio eradication. twitpic.com/8npwrg
1:46 PM – 23 Feb 12

Dagfinn Høybråten ‏ @Hoybraten
Great opportunity to speak about the power of #vaccines to save lives at Voice of America: ht.ly/9c3vl
Retweeted by GAVI Alliance
9:26 AM – 21 Feb 12

PAHO/WHO ‏ @pahowho
#PAHO Funds Training in Epidemiology for Health Officials in the Region – bit.ly/zzFPYE
7:55 PM – 22 Feb 12

Sabin Vaccine Inst. ‏ @sabinvaccine
Today on the blog: an update on sustainable immunization financing activities in Cambodia bit.ly/xQcWcO
3:42 PM – 22 Feb 12

GAVI Alliance ‏ @GAVIAlliance
 Nearly 70% of all vax consumed come from India; great potential 2 sustain growth momentum –RajeevDhere,SerumInstitute ht.ly/9bQqK
8:20 AM – 22 Feb 12

Measles Initiative ‏ @MeaslesInit
Why do measles outbreaks occur in middle- and higher-income communities? wp.me/p1UXPA-38
Retweeted by ECDC Eurovaccine
5:41 AM – 17 Feb 12

ECDC Eurovaccine ‏ @Eurovaccine
Latest ECDC #measles monitoring provides 2011 analyses of surveillance data; 2011 cases is 4-fold increase from 2009. bit.ly/xkePx5
10:47 AM – 21 Feb 12

GAVI Alliance ‏ @GAVIAlliance
GAVI Board Chair, @Hoybraten talks about the role of vaccines in achieving MDGs 4 and 5: ht.ly/9c3vl
8:28 AM – 21 Feb 12