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  1. DRC: Innovative Vaccination Strategies to Respond to the Measles Epidemic

    and develop new vaccination approaches. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) nurse Tessy ... in a measles vaccination campaign that is part of a new project aiming to respond to the epidemic that has been ... mortality and develop new vaccination approaches that can be imitated by the Ministry of Health in order ...

    MSF-USA Adminis... - Feb 5 2014 - 9:25am

  2. West Africa: MSF Targets 8 Million People in Meningitis Vaccination Campaign

    MSF carries out its largest vaccination campaign in history Niger 2009 © Claude Mahoudeau/MSF ... A woman receives a meningitis vaccination by MSF staff in Hayania, in Zinder region. MSF Meningitis ... Vaccination Campaign 210 MSF international staff in Nigeria and Niger 8 million doses of meningitis vaccine ...

    MSF-USA Adminis... - Apr 17 2009 - 6:15am

  3. Niger: MSF Vaccinates Nearly 300,000 Children Against Measles

    Campaign continues in Maradi and Zinder regions MSF staff vaccinates a baby against measles ... authorities vaccinated children between nine months and five years of age. However, an increasing number ... 23. To prevent the disease, MSF teams are vaccinating children between six months and 15 years of age. ...

    MSF-USA Adminis... - Apr 3 2008 - 8:00pm

  4. DRC: More Than 165,000 Children Vaccinated Against Measles in Masisi, North Kivu

    DRC 2009 © Clementine Lacroix /MSF MSF staff vaccinates a child in Miandja district, North Kivu. ... has therefore launched a large-scale emergency vaccination campaign and has also treated 130 children ... as complications of the disease can lead to death some weeks after infection. Vaccinating those at risk Outbreaks ...

    MSF-USA Adminis... - Nov 19 2009 - 9:59pm

  5. CAR: Bringing Vaccinations and Other Services to Children in Remote, Troubled Areas

    MSF teams in the Gadzi area of CAR have been vaccinated children for measles and polio while also ... in the region of Gadzi, vaccinated some 9,000 children against measles and polio in an area where the population ... to the vaccination campaign, MSF teams working in seven health centers in the area have carried out more than 5,000 ...

    MSF-USA Adminis... - Feb 5 2014 - 9:40am

  6. MSF Vaccinates, Provides Supplies to Thousands Displaced by Violence in Northeastern DRC

    (MSF)  vaccinated 26,125 children against measles in South Irumu in November. Fighting between government ... of this intervention was to prevent the spread of the measles epidemic in the region because vaccination coverage ... Medical staff and logistics teams performed the vaccinations at four sites where displaced persons have ...

    Editorial Intern - Feb 5 2014 - 5:14pm

  7. New Meningitis A Vaccine is a "Revolution"

    "With the extended protection offered by this vaccine, we can hopefully prevent the epidemics ... containing meningitis vaccine during a vaccination campaign in Doutchy. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans ... Frontières (MSF) teams are involved in rolling out a mass vaccination campaign against meningitis in Mali ...

    MSF-USA Adminis... - Dec 2 2010 - 8:54pm

  8. MSF Vaccinates More Than 40,000 Children for Measles in Chad

    Chadian authorities asked MSF in mid-January to vaccinate all children between six months and 15 years old ... against this highly contagious viral disease. Between February 7 and 12, MSF vaccinated more than 40,000 ... children at 12 vaccination sites in Abéché city and treated more than 100 children already infected ...

    MSF-USA Adminis... - Feb 12 2009 - 5:49am

  9. Meningitis: A New Low-Cost Vaccine Holds Great Promise for 430 million People at Risk

    1998, 2nd edition, WHO/EMC/BAC/98.3 The African meningitis belt. A new and improved low-cost vaccine ... warns that the full roll out of this much-needed vaccine depends on sufficient funds being mobilized. ... “This new vaccine opens up whole new possibilities,” said Dr. Cathy Hewison, medical advisor at MSF. “In ...

    MSF-USA Adminis... - Jun 30 2010 - 7:44am

  10. For First Time in Africa, MSF Responds to Cholera Outbreak in Guinea With Mass Vaccination Campaign

    After a cholera epidemic broke out in Guinea, MSF began a mass vaccination campaign, the first ... time the organization has done so in Africa. Guinea 2012 © MSF MSF staff delivering the cholera vaccine ... Frontières (MSF) began a mass vaccination campaign, the first time the organization has done so in Africa. ...

    MSF-USA Adminis... - Apr 23 2012 - 10:42pm