2021 Year In Review

Dear Colleagues, As another year draws to a close, we would like to take a moment to reflect on both the continued challenges faced and the triumphs achieved in efforts to reduce the burden of rotavirus in children globally. In 2021, rotavirus remains a leading cause...

Rotavirus vaccines in Africa

The devastating effects of rotavirus infection continue to be felt more heavily in African countries than most other places. Global burden studies estimate that just eight countries in sub-Saharan Africa alone account for 80% of global rotavirus mortality. This week,...

September 2021 Progress Update

Dear Colleagues, We are over a year into battling the COVID-19 pandemic and efforts to achieve equitable vaccine coverage for all has become all the more important. New WUENIC immunization coverage estimates for 2020 were released in July, reflecting the anticipated...

World Immunization Week 2021

This is a toolkit created by the Rotavirus Organization of Technical Allies (ROTA), which promotes the use of rotavirus vaccines as part of a comprehensive approach to addressing childhood diarrheal disease. For more information, visit or tag us...

April 2021 progress update

Dear Colleagues, We are just a few months into 2021 and are already seeing progress in improving access to rotavirus vaccines—with the recent WHO prequalification of ROTASIIL liquid and the addition of rotavirus vaccines to the Humanitarian Mechanism. These remarkable...


The ROTA Council was created in collaboration with an advisory group of 24 child health leaders from around the world. We promote the use of rotavirus vaccines as part of a comprehensive approach to addressing diarrheal disease.

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