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GLOBAL MEASLES AND RUBELLA STRATEGIC PLAN

GLOBAL MEASLES AND RUBELLA STRATEGIC PLAN Full text, http://www.who.int/immunization/newsroom/Measles_Rubella_StrategicPlan_2012_2020.pdf From the Executive Summary: This Strategic Plan 2012&nd ...

GREATEST HITS ON MEASLES

GREATEST HITS ON MEASLES Since these updates started in 2008, 67 measles items have attracted 100 page views or more. Here they are, in descending order by number of page views To access any ite ...

WHAT'S NEW THIS WEEKEND: GREATEST HITS ON MEASLES

GREATEST HITS ON MEASLES Since these updates started in 2008, 67 measles items have attracted 100 page views or more. Here they are, in descending order by number of page views To access any i ...

WHY DO MEASLES OUTBREAKS OCCUR IN MIDDLE AND HIGHE ...

  WHY DO MEASLES OUTBREAKS OCCUR IN MIDDLE AND HIGHER-INCOME COMMUNITIES? Also at  http://measlesinitiative-blog.org/2012/02/17/why-do-measles-outbreaks-occur-in-middle-and-highe ...

MEASLES OUTBREAK IN AFRICA -- IS THERE A LINK TO T ...

 'In conclusion, the recommended vaccination schedule to eradicate measles may be inadequate in countries with a high proportion of adults and children with HIV-1. According to the findings prese ...

PROGRESS IN GLOBAL MEASLES CONTROL, 2000-2010

'To reverse the recent increase in global reported measles cases and to make further progress toward achieving 2015 objectives will require 1) overcoming declining political and financial commitments ...

WHAT'S NEW THIS THURSDAY; ZIMBABWE'S CASE BASED ME ...

ZIMBABWE’S CASE BASED MEASLES SURVEILLANCE From the Pan African Medical Journal: http://www.panafrican-med-journal.com/content/article/11/2/full/ Regis Choto, Addmore Chadambuka, Gerald ...

MODELING OF MEASLES

   MODELING OF MEASLES   ‘The most adequate model for the occurrences of measles in Bangladesh was the seasonal autoregressive integrated moving average  model.’ ...

CHALLENGES IN MEASURING MEASLES CASE FATALITY RATI ...

       ‘[W]e believe that accurate measles CFRs can be obtained from meticulously conducted    retrospective studies as we have outlined that take in ...

MULTIPLE CASES OF MEASLES AFTER EXPOSURE DURING AI ...

MULTIPLE CASES OF MEASLES AFTER EXPOSURE DURING AIR TRAVEL An interesting and well documented outbreak of measles from exposure during air travel. Also at http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/ ...

MULTIPLE CASES OF MEASLES AFTER EXPOSURE DURING AI ...

Far more people travel in intercity busses than in planes. Have I missed something, or do we have no published case reports of measles spread among bus passengers? MULTIPLE CASES OF MEASLES AFT ...

MEASLES ADVOCACY 10TH ANNUAL MEETING PRESENTATIONS ...

Measles Advocacy 10th Annual Meeting Presentations Available  More than 100 stakeholders in the Measles Initiative, including the founding partners,  donors including the Bill and Melinda G ...

MEASLES UPDATE

  Dr. Foege on measles elimination Dr. William Foege, amongst the world's most esteemed global public health experts, opened the recent Measles Initiative Annual Meeting in Wa ...

NOTES FROM THE TENTH ANNUAL MEASLES INITIATIVE MEE ...

TENTH ANNUAL MEASLES INITIATIVE MEETING HELD AT AMERICAN RED CROSS, WASHINGTON, D.C., 13-14 SEPTEMBER 2011   Tuesday Sessions   Athalia Christie introduced Ms Gail McGovern, President a ...

MEASLES VACCINATION AT 4 1/2 MONTHS

Protective efficacy of standard Edmonston-Zagreb measles vaccination in infants aged 4.5 months: interim analysis of a randomised clinical trial  Abstract is below. Full text, with figures, is ...

MEASLES ELIMINATION GOAL: IS IT FEASIBLE FOR INDIA ...

MEASLES ELIMINATION GOAL: IS IT FEASIBLE FOR INDIA?   Year : 2010  |  Volume : 54  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 190-193   ...

SUSCEPTIBILITY OF HEALTH CARE STUDENTS TO MEASLES, ...

Emerging Infectious Diseases, Volume 17, Number 9–September 2011 Letter Susceptibility of Health Care Students to Measles, Paris, France Pierre Loulergue,1 Jean-Paul Guthmann,1 Laure Fontenea ...

POINT OF CARE TEST FOR MEASLES DIAGNOSIS

  POINT OF CARE TEST FOR MEASLES DIAGNOSIS New kid on the block, >90 percent sensitive and >90 percent specific. What are the advantages of a point of care test? Where does it take ...

POINT OF CARE TEST FOR MEASLES DIAGNOSIS

  POINT OF CARE TEST FOR MEASLES DIAGNOSIS New kid on the block, >90 percent sensitive and >90 percent specific. What are the advantages of a point of care test? Where does it take i ...

INSTITUTE OF MEDICINE REPORT, 'ADVERSE EFFECTS OF ...

1)      ‘VACCINE CLEARED AGAIN AS AUTISM CULPRIT’ By GARDINER HARRIS New York Times, August 25, 2011 Yet another panel of scientists has found no evidence that ...

MEASLES REVIEW ARTICLE, MOSS & GRIFFIN

  MEASLES A review and discussion article,, by two authors from Johns Hopkins, from The Lancet From the authors’ conclusions: ‘The global public health community fac ...

RESPIRATORY ADMINISTRATION OF MEASLES VACCINE

  RESPIRATORY ADMINISTRATION OF MEASLES VACCINE An evaluation of respiratory administration of measles vaccine for prevention of acute lower respiratory infections in children Daisy Higgin ...

TWO METHODS FOR CALCULATING MEASLES MORTALITY

TWO METHODS FOR CALCULATING MEASLES MORTALITY  Comparison of LiST measles mortality model and WHO/IVB measles model Wei-Ju Chen Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg ...

AEROSOL MEASLES VACCINE AND ACUTE LOWER RESPIRATOR ...

An evaluation of respiratory administration of measles vaccine for prevention of acute lower respiratory infections in children Daisy Higginson1* , Evropi Theodoratou1* , Harish Nair1,2* , Tanvir Hud ...

TWO METHODS FOR CALCULATING MEASLES MORTALITY

TWO METHODS FOR CALCULATING MEASLES MORTALITY Comparison of LiST measles mortality model and WHO/IVB measles model Wei-Ju Chen Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of ...

X: MEASLES ELIMINATION IN WESTERN PACIFIC REGION

  X: MEASLES ELIMINATION IN WESTERN PACIFIC REGION   Progress and Challenges for Measles Elimination by 2012 in the Western Pacific Region 1.   David H. Sniadack, Jorge Mendo ...

IX: MEASLES UPDATES FROM SOUTH EAST ASIA REGION

IX:  UPDATES FROM SOUTH EAST ASIA REGION South-East Asia Regional Update on Measles Mortality Reduction and Elimination, 2003–2008 1.   Patrick M. O'Connor1,  Jayantha B. ...

VIII: MEASLES ELIMINATION IN THE EUROPEAN REGION

VIII: MEASLES ELIMINATION IN THE EUROPEAN REGION What Will It Take to Achieve Measles Elimination in the World Health Organization European Region: Progress From 2003–2009 and Essential Acceler ...

VII: REGIONAL AND COUNTRY EXPERIENCES WITH MEASLES ...

    VII: REGIONAL AND COUNTRY EXPERIENCES, MIDEAST   Progress Toward Measles Elimination in the Eastern Mediterranean Region 1.   Boubker Naouri1,  Hinda Ahmed1, & ...

VI: REGIONAL AND COUNTRY EXPERIENCES, MEASLES ELIM ...

  VI: REGIONAL AND COUNTRY EXPERIENCES, AMERICAN REGION   The Americas: Paving the Road Toward Global Measles Eradication 1.   Carlos Castillo-Solorzano C1, Cuauhtémoc ...

V: REGIONAL AND COUNTRY EXPERIENCES, AFRICA REGION ...

Herewith, abstracts on regional and country experiences with measles control and elimination from six regions.   Items V through X, like items I through IV, appear in this month’s Journal ...

IV: MEASLES VACCINE SAFETY AND EFFECTIVENESS

MEASLES VACCINE SAFETY AND EFFECTIVENESS Field Effectiveness of Live Attenuated Measles-Containing Vaccines: A Review of Published Literature 1.   Amra Uzicanin and 2.   Laur ...

III: ECONOMIC STUDIES ON MEASLES AND MEASLES ERADI ...

ECONOMIC STUDIES Global Eradication of Measles: An Epidemiologic and Economic Evaluation 1.   Ann Levin1, 2.   Colleen Burgess2, 3.   Louis P. Garrison Jr.3, 4. ...

I: EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT MEASLES BUT ...

EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT MEASLES BUT WERE AFRAID TO ASK Many thanks to the indispensable Jane Wachira, who, on the eve of her holiday, assembled 35 pages of abstracts from the forthcom ...

II: FEASIBILITY OF MEASLES ERADICATION

II: FEASIBILITY OF MEASLES ERADICATION Biological Feasibility of Measles Eradication 1.   William J. Moss1 and 2.   Peter Strebel2  + Author Affiliations 1. & ...

EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT MEASLES BUT WE ...

EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT MEASLES BUT WERE AFRAID TO ASK Many thanks to the indispensable Jane Wachira, who, on the eve of her holiday, assembled 35 pages of abstracts from the forthcom ...

FACTORS PRECIPITATING OUTBREAKS OF MEASLES IN DIST ...

FACTORS PRECIPITATING OUTBREAKS OF MEASLES IN DISTRICT KANGRA OF NORTH INDIA: A CASE-CONTROL STUDY How many places could add items to this list of recommendations from Himachal Pradesh? Recommendati ...

FACTORS PRECIPITATING OUTBREAKS OF MEASLES IN DIST ...

FACTORS PRECIPITATING OUTBREAKS OF MEASLES IN DISTRICT KANGRA OF NORTH INDIA: A CASE-CONTROL STUDY How many places could add items to this list of recommendations from Himachal Pradesh? Recommendati ...

ABSTRACTS ON MEASLES

Dear All, Next month, the Journal of Infectious Diseases will publish a supplement devoted to measles and CRS, ‘Global Progress Toward Measles Eradication and Prevention of Rubella and Congenit ...

MEASLES, AN UNDERUSED VACCINE

GAVI’s mandate includes the provision of new and underused vaccines. It is natural that the London pledging conference will emphasize the introduction of vaccines not currently in use in most de ...

ACCELERATING MEASLES CONTROL IN INDIA: THE OPPORT ...

Will the world's most populous democracy do the right thing?INDIAN PEDIATRICS 939 VOLUME 46 Accelerating Measles Control in India: Opportunity and Obligation to Act Now T JACOB JOHN*AND PANNA CHOUDH ...

VACCINES: THE CASE OF MEASLES

Best viewed at http://www.nature.com/news/2011/110525/full/473434a.html  Published online 25 May 2011 | Nature 473, 434-435 (2011) | doi:10.1038/473434a News Feature Vaccines: The case of me ...

MEASLES IN THE US: GOING, GOING, NOT GONE

Two items on measles in the US from the Journal of Infectious Diseases. One elephant in the parlor is that measles in the industrialized countries, though at very low levels of incidence, impose ...

LOW TITERS OF MEASLES ANTIBODY IN MOTHERS WHOSE IN ...

  ‘The mean measles neutralizing titer in 18 vaccinated mothers without natural boosting were significantly lower than that in 13 age-match women with the histories of clinical measles.&rs ...

CSU 135/2011: RESPIRATORY ADMINISTRATION OF MEASL ...

Full text, with figures, is at http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(09)62028-6/fulltext Saad B Omer a b c , Girish S Hiremath d, Neal A Halsey e With 279 000 reported ...

CSU 122/2011: DATA NEEDED FOR MODELING OF MEASLES ...

Szusz and colleagues review existing datasets  and look at those needed properly to model measles in developing  countries. 'The classic threshold result describing the critical proport ...

MEASLES IN AFRICA, 2009-2010/ LA ROUGEOLE EN AFRIQ ...

MEASLES IN AFRICA/ LA ROUGEOLE EN AFRIQUE Measles outbreaks and progress towards meeting measles pre-elimination goals: WHO African Region, 2009–2010 From the Weekly Epidemiological Record, in ...

MEASLES ERADICATION: 'NO' TO THE SKEPTICS

    Athalia Christie a , Andrea Gay b    The recommendation by David Heymann and colleagues (Nov 20, p 1719)1 that high routine immunisation coverage be a prerequisite for meas ...

FEASIBILITY OF MEASLES ERADICATION

Meeting in Geneva last November, WHO's Strategic Advisory Group of Experts pronounced on several aspects of the work of EPI. The summary conclusions of the SAGE, in French and English, are av ...

MEASLES AMONG HEALTHCARE WORKERS

 MEASLES AMONG HEALTHCARE WORKERS  Complete text, with figures, is at http://www.eurosurveillance.org/ViewArticle.aspx?ArticleId=19764   Related articles Spotlight on measles 20 ...

SIMULATING MEASLES AND RUBELLA ELIMINATION LEVELS ...

CSU 24/2011:  SIMULATING MEASLES AND RUBELLA ELIMINATION LEVELS ACCORDING TO SOCIAL STRATIFICATION AND INTERACTION In looking at data on diseases targeted for elimination, one has to account for ...

TWO ON MEASLES (GUINEA-BISSAU, US)

CSU 16/2011: TWO ON MEASLES (GUINEA-BISSAU, US): NON-SPECIFIC EFFECTS OF MEASLES VACCINATION/ MEASLES IN THE US DURING THE POST-ELIMINATION ERA From Guinea-Bissau, suggestive data on the effects of me ...

MONITORING PROGRESS TOWARDS MEASLES ELIMINATION

CSU 14: MONITORING PROGRESS TOWARDS MEASLES ELIMINATION  ‘As of 2010, the WHO Region of the Americas has eliminated measles, and 4 of the remaining 5 Regions have adopted a measles-elimina ...

GLOBAL PROGRESS IN MEASLES CONTROL AND MEASLES MOR ...

CSU 53/2008: GLOBAL PROGRESS IN MEASLES CONTROL AND MEASLES MORTALITY REDUCTION  For those observing Eid, Hanukkah or Christmas this month, the item below is a nice holiday gift.Ac ...

PREDICTED IMPACT OF HIV 1 ON MEASLES IN DEVELOPING ...

                       CSU 45/2008: PREDICTED IMPACT OF HIV 1 ON MEASLES IN DEVELOPING COU ...

RESURGENT MEASLES IN THE US, 2008

  RESURGENT MEASLES IN THE US, 2008  This recent editorial from the New York Times highlights the near doubling, in 2008, of measles cases. The resurgence of measles owes much ...

SEASONALITY AND THE PERSISTENCE AND INVASION OF ME ...

 CHILD SURVIVAL UPDATE 32/2008: SEASONALITY AND THE PERSISTENCE AND INVASION OF MEASLESThe UN believes that more than half the world's people now live in townsand cities. It is therefore incum ...

MEASLES PRE-ELIMINATION GOAL, WHO/AFRO

CSU 23/2008: MEASLES PRE-ELIMINATION GOAL  PRE-ELIMINATION OF MEASLES, WHO/AFRO  Until quite recently, the African region of WHO has been committed to  measles mortality redu ...

REVIEW ON AEROSOL MEASLES VACCINES/ FEASIBILITY OF ...

Dear All,  CHILD SURVIVAL UPDATE 20/2008: TWO ON MEASLES/BOOK REVIEW/READER FEEDBACK (2)  1) AEROSOL MEASLES VACCINE  In this abstract, available in full to Vaccine ...

GLOBAL MEASLES UPDATE

CSU 9/2008: GLOBAL MEASLES UPDATE  Except for breast feeding, which is free, measles vaccination is the most cost effective life saving intervention in the armamentarium of public healt ...
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