Welcome to the Measles Initiative’s official new blog. We aim to publish a range of information about measles elimination efforts around the world. You’ll find postings on the latest scientific information, notes from the field, progress in fundraising, updates on global measles outbreaks and the efforts to control them. The Measles Initiative is a partnership involving people in dozens of countries and we’ll also regularly invite guests to give their views.
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In today’s first post, we’re profiling new information from the 10th Annual Meeting of the Measles Initiative, which took place on September 13-14th at the American Red Cross’s historic campus in Washington. Have a look at the presentations, which include information about the global, regional and country efforts to eliminate rubella and congenital rubella syndrome.
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Looking forward to communicating with all of you, as we work towards a world without measles.