Andrea Gay
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Andrea Gay is the Executive Director of Children’s Health at the United Nations Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation in 1998, Ms Gay worked with Managed Care Options, a professional health care firm established to advance principles, programs and practices of managed care. Ms. Gay was the founder and Executive Director of the China Education Fund, an advised fund under the Community Foundation of Greater Washington, founded to promote graduate faculty development for Chinese agriculture universities. Before living in China, Ms. Gay worked for the US Public Health Service with various community health care and financing programs. She holds both a masters in Biology and in City Planning from the University of Pennsylvania.

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Doubling our Impact in a Single Shot

Posted 17 February 2012 | 17/02/12 14:30

We have a chance to make history in the fight against rubella and measles. The human and economic toll of these diseases is huge and preventable.

In some places, rubella--often referred to as German measles-- is no longer the threat it used to be. During the last large-scale epidemic in...

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Much More Than a Rash of Rashes: Why Measles Can and Must be Stopped Everywhere

Posted 19 July 2011 | 19/07/11 21:41

As families pack up for their summer trip abroad, or the kids go off to camp, public health officials around the world have this warning: Everyone should be fully vaccinated against measles, or risk infection.

For the first time in years measles outbreaks are in the...

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