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The Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization: is it a new model for effective public-private cooperation in international public health?
  • W. Muraskin
  • Business, Medicine
  • American journal of public health
  • 1 November 2004
The Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI) has in many ways been remarkably successful in revitalizing the international coalition of institutions and organizations concerned withExpand
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The Politics of International Health: The Children's Vaccine Initiative and the Struggle to Develop Vaccines for the Third World
In this book, Dr. Willam Muraskin traces the genesis and initial history of efforts over the past decade to accelerate the development and supply of newer, better vaccines for children in theExpand
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The Moral Basis of a Backward Sociologist: Edward Banfield, the Italians, and the Italian-Americans
  • W. Muraskin
  • Sociology
  • American Journal of Sociology
  • 1 May 1974
This essay is a review of Edward Banfield's The Moral Basis of a Backward Society (1958), a major sociological work which after a decade of general acceptance has become even more influential as aExpand
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The silent epidemic: the social, ethical, and medical problems surrounding the fight against hepatitis B.
  • W. Muraskin
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of social history
  • 1 December 1988
Hepatitis B is the "Russian Roulette" of diseases. A person who contracts hepatitis B can die quickly of fulminant hepatitis, or decades later of cirrhosis or cancer of the liver. If the hepatitisExpand
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Origins of the Children's Vaccine Initiative: the intellectual foundations.
  • W. Muraskin
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Social science & medicine
  • 1 June 1996
The Children's Vaccine Initiative (CVI) was created as an attempt to revolutionize the way vaccines are developed for the developing world. It was formed, in part, out of optimism that the scientificExpand
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The war against hepatitis B
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Individual rights vs the public health: the problem of the Asian hepatitis B carriers in America.
  • W. Muraskin
  • Medicine
  • Social science & medicine
  • 1 February 1993
The influx of Asians into the United States (both as refugees and immigrants) presented American public health authorities with a significant challenge because many of them were chronic hepatitis BExpand
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