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10 November 2016

Tanzania

Measles jab saves over 20 million young lives in 15 years, but hundreds of children still die of the disease every day

Measles outbreaks in numerous countries – caused by gaps in routine immunisation and in mass vaccination campaigns – continue to be a serious challenge.

05 October 2012

Tanzania rotavirus rollout Sister Moshi

Useful information

Useful information for anyone attending the Partners' Forum in Tanzania: Climate, Passports & Visas, Health, Safety, General behaviour in public, Currency, Tipping, Electricity, Shopping

10 May 2012

Nilgun Myanmar 2

Diary of a vaccine monitor

As a programme officer with the GAVI Alliance, Nilgun Aydogan is responsible not only for helping south Asian countries apply for funding to introduce life-saving vaccines but also for monitoring the effectiveness of their immunisation programmes.

01 May 2011

Pentavalent vial

Kyrgyzstan finds one vaccine is better than five

When Kyrgyz doctors first started using the pentavalent vaccine in 2009, officials in the Central Asian nation s health ministry noticed immunisation coverage rates were going down. But the doctors' initial fears turned out to be the vaccine's greatest strength.

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