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  1. New Global Vaccine Strategy Glosses Over Basic Immunization Gaps

    A new, ten-year, multi-billion dollar action plan for global vaccination may fail to deliver ... Benoit/MSF An MSF staff member vaccinates a child against measles in Abathok. GENEVA/NEW YORK, 15 MAY 2012 —A ... new, ten-year, multi-billion dollar action plan for global vaccination may fail to deliver if it does ...

    MSF-USA Adminis... - May 15 2012 - 6:02am

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. How is Refrigeration Related to Trying to Vaccinate More Children?

      Kate Elder is MSF Access Campaign Vaccines Policy Advisor. Vaccines require constant ... in an MSF storage facility, then logisticians assemble orders bound for vaccination sites. Finally, the last ... This is the “cold chain,” and any break in this chain threatens the efficacy of the vaccines. The last leg poses ...

    Editorial Intern - Aug 5 2014 - 4:45pm

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Global Vaccine Drive Facing Acute Crisis

    New OXFAM/Doctors Without Borders Report Examines Why MSF and Oxfam warn that vaccination programs ... approach to providing life-saving vaccines to children in the poorest countries is hampered by high prices ... and is now facing an acute funding crisis. The Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI), which ...

    MSF-USA Adminis... - May 11 2010 - 6:01am

  8. DR Congo: MSF Vaccination Used as Bait in Unacceptable Attack on Civilians

    Kinshasa, November 6, 2009 – Last month, seven vaccination sites operated by the international ... vaccination campaign in Masisi district to support the Congolese ministry of health in its response ... to a measles epidemic. On October 17, MSF medical teams were vaccinating thousands of children in seven ...

    MSF-USA Adminis... - Nov 6 2009 - 5:24am

  9. MSF to Support Roll-Out of Promising New Vaccine for Meningitis

    New vaccine could prevent future outbreaks, but funding and implementation challenges remain ... This month, in Mali and Niger, MSF will support the provision of a promising new vaccine that could prevent ... vaccine that could prevent future outbreaks of the deadliest form of meningitis in Africa will be provided ...

    MSF-USA Adminis... - Dec 6 2010 - 4:46am

  10. Heat-Stable Vaccines Urgently Needed to Reach the One in Five Children Missed by Immunization Worldwide

      GENEVA/PARIS— The need for vaccines to be kept constantly cold is proving a major barrier ... on lifesaving vaccinations, international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins ... requirement to keep vaccines between 2 o C and 8 o C—could be eased if pharmaceutical companies generated more ...

    Elias Primoff - Apr 22 2014 - 4:42pm