APPG Chair speaks to the Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph spoke to our Chair, Dr Philippa Whitford MP, to discuss the contents of our new report.

“Millions of children around the world are missing out on life-saving vaccinations because countries which were once eligible for financial support can no longer afford them.

The widespread introduction of vaccinations against deadly diseases such as polio, pneumonia and measles has been widely heralded as a game changer, saving an estimated 10 million lives between 2010 and 2015 according to the World Health Organization.

But a new report by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Vaccinations for All has highlighted how progress on the introduction of vaccines has stalled in recent years, with nearly 20 million children in 2017 failing to receive all 11 of the routine childhood vaccinations recommended by the WHO.”

Read the full article in the Telegraph here. 

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