Africa: Tracking Vaccine Scares
Vaccine scares have emerged as a major challenge to global efforts to eliminate preventable diseases, with rumours and conspiracy theories proliferating faster than health authorities can respond to them.
Measles vaccination in Kibati camp, DRC.
UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 14 May 2013
Ugandan children are going unimmunized as the country grapples with persistent and widespread vaccine shortages, the result of insufficient funds and inefficient procurement and ... read more »
Daily Trust, 30 April 2013
The Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) Dr Muhammed Ado, in this interview, speaks on the need for all Nigerians to embrace ... read more »
Premium Times, 29 April 2013
The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa'ad Abubakar, has appealed to parents to allow their children be immunised with the polio vaccine, saying it is safe to be vaccinated. read more »