Twitter Watch [accessed 20 October 2012 10:43]

Twitter Watch  [accessed 20 October 2012  10:43]
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.

nprGlobalHealth @nprGlobalHealth
Thx everyone for the great chat today on eradicating #polio; ICYMI here’s the highlights  #ChasingPolio @EndPolioNow
3:28 PM – 19 Oct 12 ·

Seth Berkley @GAVISeth
Great editorial on why science not politics should drive vaccine decisions: NYTimes: An HPV Vaccine Myth Debunked 
5:34 AM – 19 Oct 12

World Bank @WorldBank
New World Bank mobile apps for health, poverty and jobs data:  Free for iOS and Android. #opendata
6:08 PM – 18 Oct 12

Amanda Glassman @glassmanamanda
Can cash transfers help children stay healthy? …
10:15 AM – 18 Oct 12

GAVI Alliance @GAVIAlliance
Pakistan is the single largest recipient of GAVI funds worldwide, with more than 36M kids vaccinated.   @Hoybraten
5:50 AM – 18 Oct 12

Cases of #pertussis (whooping cough) increased in many EU countries since 2011. See @ECDC_EU guidance and protocols: 
5:14 AM – 18 Oct 12

PAHO/WHO ‏@pahowho
Important announcement from the One Team against #Cholera in Haiti and Dominican Republic #tt4health 
12:18 PM – 17 Oct 12