Rubella vaccine introduction Laos 7

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"When I heard we were introducing combined measles and rubella vaccine I was very happy," says Mrs Suphaphane, the immunisation programme manager for Pakse district in southern Laos. "I have seen the tragedy of congenital rubella syndrome and it is a relief we can now prevent it. With this MR vaccine, we can protect the people of Laos against two diseases with a single injection."

CREDIT: The Measles Initiative/C. McNab/2011

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From 5 to 15 vaccine manufacturers supplying Gavi – from 1 to 8 based in emerging markets.

2001: 5 vaccine manufacturers - 1 based in an emerging market;
Mid 2015: 15 vaccine manufacturers – 8 based in emerging markets.

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