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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. Vaccinating Against Measles in Chad: Battered Trucks and Donkey Tracks

    Following an outbreak in eastern Chad, MSF is currently vaccinating children between six months ... and 15 years against measles. As a nurse, Lenny Krommenhoek was part of this vaccination team for five ... Frontières (MSF) is currently vaccinating children between 6 months and 15 years old. In collaboration ...

    MSF-USA Adminis... - Apr 1 2009 - 9:58pm

  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. 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

  6. Exploring the time to intervene with a reactive mass vaccination campaign in measles epidemics

    In a recent study, MSF and its research affiliate, Epicentre, showed how rapid, mass vaccinations ... not promote vaccination campaigns during an epidemic only hinders an effective emergency response," said ... epidemiologist Rebecca Grais. Language English Issues:  Measles Vaccination Campaign Quote:  Contact:  Source:  ...

    MSF-USA Adminis... - Nov 14 2006 - 7:00pm

  7. Insufficient Supply of Vaccines for Yellow Fever Epidemic in Guinea

    doses of vaccine is undermining vaccination efforts by the international medical aid organization ... of Health, began carrying out vaccination campaigns in mid-November and currently has 20 international ... Medical teams have been vaccinating 10-15,000 people per day. In the prefecture of Mamou, 265,000 people ...

    MSF-USA Adminis... - Dec 17 2000 - 7:00pm

  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. Vaccinating to Prevent a Measles Epidemic in DRC Camps

    Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is vaccinating children in displaced ... / Region:  Democratic Republic of the Congo Issues:  Refugee Internally Displaced Person Measles Vaccination ...

    MSF-USA Adminis... - Jun 24 2014 - 1:39pm

  10. Mass Measles Vaccinations Are Effective At Early Signs of Outbreak

    rapid, mass vaccinations can reduce the toll inflicted by measles epidemics in Africa. In light ... to intervene with a reactive mass vaccination campaign in measles epidemics Atlanta — In research presented ... affiliate, Epicentre, showed how rapid, mass vaccinations can reduce the toll inflicted by measles epidemics ...

    MSF-USA Adminis... - Nov 15 2006 - 7:00am

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