Impact of Alternative Approaches to Accelerated Measles Control: Experience in the African Region, 1996--2002

Otten Jr., Mac W.; Okwo-Bele, Jean-Marie; Kezaala, Robert; Biellik, Robin; Eggers, Rudi; Nshimirimana, Deogratias
May 2003
Journal of Infectious Diseases;5/15/2003 Supplement, Vol. 187, pS36
Academic Journal
Describes three measles control approaches used in Africa and discusses their impact in relation to the regional goal of near-zero measles deaths in most countries. Achievement of near-zero measles mortality for 4-6 years in six countries; Partial effectiveness of supplemental immunization of children; Benefits of increasing routine vaccination coverage.


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