Korea, Ethiopia establish collaborating centre for joint vaccine research
South Korea-based International Vaccine Institute (IVI) and Armauer Hansen Research Institute (AHRI), established by the Government of Ethiopia in collaboration with Save the Children Organizations of Norway and Sweden, held a ceremony recently to launch the AHRI-IVI Collaborating Center. The AHRI-IVI Collaborating Center is a research and training site to advance vaccines for global health.
The AHRI-IVI Collaborating Center is the third of its kind, joining a network of IVI Collaborating Centers in Ghana and Madagascar with the aim of co-developing research projects and building in-country capacity. On May 11, 2022, IVI and AHRI launched the first round of a mass vaccination campaign to provide 100,000 residents of Ethiopia with oral cholera vaccine (OCV).
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