As a parent living in the United States where vaccines are the routine standard of care it is hard to imagine that 19.4 million children go without basic immunizations each year and that 1.5 million children won’t live to see their 5th birthday. As a healthcare provider I was astounded by this disparity. What started out as a conversation with other parents and healthcare providers evolved into the creation of Vaccine Ambassadors, a philanthropic immunization organization in which every citizen can be a Vaccine Ambassador to a child and to a community.
Did Jackie's story resonate with you? Us, too. Learn more about Vaccine Ambassadors and how you can get involved, including becoming a Vaccine Ambassador in your own community today.