Rubella vaccine introduction Laos 9

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Rubella 9

Workers prepare to test blood samples from people with fever and rash – the markets for both measles and rubella – at the Laos National Center for Laboratory and Epidemiology in Laos' capital Vientiane, November 2011. The Laos Ministry of Health is working to improve surveillance for rubella so that cases can be laboratory confirmed. The blood samples are sent from the field for testing.

CREDIT: The Measles Initiative/C. McNab/2011

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+215 million

By the end of 2014, 15 countries in the African meningitis belt had collectively immunised more than 215 million people against meningitis A with support from Gavi.

WHO 2014

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