TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Dabbagh, A.; Gacic-Dobo, M.; Featherstone, D.; Strebel, P.; Okwo-Bele, J. M.; Hoekstra, E.; Salama, P.; Uzicanin, A.
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;4/8/2009, Vol. 301 Issue 14, p1430
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
37359175

 

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