An increase in the number of laboratory-confirmed measles cases has been observed in Ethekwini and Umgungundlovu districts from July 2017. Photo by Drew Hays on Unsplash

The fact that so many children brought to BRD suffer from Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES), says Dr K S Reddy of the Public Health Foundation of India, shows that primary and secondary care are la

WHO urgently requires US$ 6.8 million to scale up its response activities in Somalia and conduct a measles immunization campaign for 4.2 million children in November 2017.WHO urgently requires US$

LONDON - Bhutan and the Maldives have eliminated measles, becoming the first countries in their region to eliminate the highly infectious disease that is a major child killer globally, the World He

Malawi Government is targeting over 10 million children in 2017 Measles-rubella vaccine campaign which is set for 12 to 16 June this year.

The campaign is targeting 125000 children aged 6 to 59 months from communities of internally displaced persons in Banadir and Afgoye.21 May 2017 - The World Health Organization with the Federal Gov

National levels of personal health-care access and quality can be approximated by measuring mortality rates from causes that should not be fatal in the presence of effective medical care (ie, amenable mortality). Previous analyses of mortality amenable to health care only focused on high-income countries and faced several methodological challenges.

The ministry of health has confirmed an outbreak of Germany measles also known as Rubella in Agago district in northern Uganda.

Agago — An outbreak of rubella commonly known as German measles or three-day measles has been confirmed in Agago District.

Even though billions of doses of vaccines for children across 100 countries around the world were supplied in 2016, millions of children " especially those in conflict zones " still miss out on lif

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