The Measles & Rubella Initiative represents one of the world’s most successful partnerships in public health – helping to control the spread of measles and reduce deaths.


By tapping the expertise and strategic capacity of leading health and humanitarian organizations, the Initiative works with governments to train local health workers, improve vaccine storage, promote safe injection practices, and develop laboratories and systems to identify disease outbreaks.

Countries’ immunization systems also receive a long-term boost that improves their citizens’ overall health by partnering with the Measles & Rubella Initiative.

To learn how the Measles & Rubella Initiative leaves a lasting impact on global health, explore the topics below.