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Immunization: Revolving Fund

Vaccine Revolving Fund May Expand to Africa, Mediterranean Regions

2009-07-03 10:55:10

Fund has helped make the Americas a leader in eliminating preventable diseases

Washington, June 26, 2008 (PAHO) - A revolving fund that helps countries buy large quantities of quality vaccines at low cost has been so successful in the Americas that regions of Africa and the Eastern Mediterranean are exploring similar mechanisms to guarantee access to vaccines and support their national immunization programs, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) officials said.

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Immunization Could Have Prevented Fatal Measles Outbreak in Germany

2009-05-22 12:05:00

WHO/Bulletin

February 2009

GENEVA – A recent measles outbreak in Germany has highlighted the need for vaccination reminders and better information for parents, according to research published today in the international public health journal, the Bulletin of the World Health Organization.

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