India announces plan to end tuberculosis by 2025

Narendra Modi
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Looking back on vaccines in 2018

Some of the most significant breakthroughs in 2018 came in the field of vaccine development and delivery, where we again saw progress on immunization. Today, more people in the poorest parts of the world, especially children, are getting protected against infectious diseases, while new innovations are producing vaccines more cheaply and getting them to the communities who need them more effectively.
Michael Lea Senior Writer, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Turning demographics into opportunity

A potential solution to Nigeria's challenge is "develop people into human capital" through a collaborative effort between government and business in investing in broad-based inclusive growth across non-oil sectors, demand-led workforce skills development to enhance equal socio-economic opportunity, and the development of a welfare state with a robust social security and investment system (that guarantees universal access to basic healthcare and education).
'Laoye Jaieyeola CEO, Nigerian Economic Summit Group