Vaccines make life possible. Without them, children are vulnerable to deadly and disabling diseases like measles, pneumonia, diarrhea and polio.

Unfortunately, around the world, one in five children still lack access to the life-saving immunizations that help keep children in the U.S. healthy. In fact, one child dies every 20 seconds from a disease that could be prevented with a vaccine. By expanding access to vaccines, we can prevent 1.5 million child deaths each year.

Learn more about how vaccines save lives by watching this quick video:

Credit: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation


The Problem

One in five children lack access to the life-saving immunizations that keep children healthy. Read More

The Solution: Vaccines

Vaccines save lives. Millions of children could be spared from measles, pneumonia, diarrhea, polio and other preventable diseases if we could simply get them the vaccines they need. Read More

Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

Germs don't need a passport. Expanding access to vaccines strengthens our ability to fight disease globally and keep our families healthy here at home. Read More

Partner Highlights

Shot@Life supports the work of partners who are already saving lives and improving the health of millions of children around the world every day. Read More
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