Progress in Global Measles Control and Mortality Reduction, 2000-2007

Dabbagh, A.; Gacic-Dobo, M.; Featherstone, D.; Strebel, P.; Okwo-Bele, J. M.; Hoekstra, E.; Salama, P.; Uzicanin, A.
April 2009
JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;4/8/2009, Vol. 301 Issue 14, p1430
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the results of global measles immunization and surveillance activities which were conducted between 2000 and 2007 by the World Health Organization (WHO) and Unicef. The surveillance was conducted in an effort to determine the progress which had been made in reaching a goal which was initiated by the World Health Organization to achieve a 90% reduction in measles mortality by 2010.The goal was part of a WHO-Unicef strategy for measles mortality reduction which was initiated for 47 priority countries.


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