Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals

WHO/IVB/05.11

WHO/UNICEF joint statement - global plan for reducing measles mortality 2006-2010

This five year global plan, jointly sponsored by WHO and UNICEF outlines the activites necessary to sustainably reduce global measles deaths and covers the following areas:- the current measles situation, the WHO/UNICEF comprehensive strategy to sustainably reduce measles deaths, the success achieved to-date, the new goal to reduce annual global measles deaths by 90% by 2010 compared to 2000 estimates, the challenges and ways to overcome them, and the important role of partnerships in technical coordination and resource mobilization.

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