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Vaccine Ambassadors

Cause Area

  • Advocacy & Human Rights
  • Children & Youth
  • Health & Medicine
  • International

Location

PO Box 52624Durham, NC 27717 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

Working with partners to achieve equitable access and uptake of life-saving vaccines for everyone. One vaccine at a time. One community at a time .

Description

The COVID-19 pandemic as reminded us of the power that vaccines have to prevent illness and save lives. We have also witnessed the stark inequities to vaccine access around the globe. Vaccines are one of the most cost- effective public health interventions proven to save lives. However, not all children and families have access to this life-saving technology. One in five children (19.4 million) worldwide go without basic immunizations each year. As a result, 1.5 million children die before reaching their fifth birthday due to vaccine-preventable diseases (a death every 20 seconds). Disruption in immunization services as a result of COVID-19 have put millions of more children as risk for missing out on routine immunizations. Maintaining services is essential to save lives. Vaccine Ambassadors supports the purchase and delivery of vaccines and related supplies and services. To-date, Vaccines Ambassadors has provided over 800,000 vaccines covering 12 different diseases.

North Carolina COVID-19 Response
To date, we have facilitated, co-hosted, or participated in over 30 COVID-19 mobile vaccination events in North Carolina. Prioritizing underserved areas that have been disproportionately impacted by the pandemic has been key.

Reviews

Would you recommend Vaccine Ambassadors?
3 reviews Write a review
by Cuore B. (October 28, 2020)
It's a great organization with people who genuinely care and will trust your expertise. An organization like this is special and deserves to be presented in the best ways possible.
by Alison M. (October 27, 2020)
This is a great organization doing great things for children and their families in Latin America and the Caribbean. Organization and ED are very easy to work with, and you feel that you're making a difference in children's lives.
by Sweta S. from Duluth, GA (December 21, 2017)
It was nice to work with Vaccine Ambassadors. Firstly I like what they do for children of developing and under-developed countries. And the people are nice to work with.

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