TITLE

Progress in Implementing Measles Mortality Reduction Strategies -- India, 2010-2011

AUTHOR(S)
Sosler, Stephen; Bose, Anindya Sekhar; Jafari, Hamid; Anand, Abhijeet; Wiesen, Eric
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;9/30/2011, Vol. 60 Issue 38, p1315
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the implementation of measles mortality reduction program in India from 2010-2011. The World Health Organization disclosed that 77% of measles mortality in the world occurs in India. The Indian National Technical Advisory Group rolled out the second dose of measles-containing vaccine in late 2010 covering 144 districts, with 172 districts expected to be covered in 2012. Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Madhya Pradesh are among the areas first included in implementation.
ACCESSION #
67199553

 

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