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MEASLES IN DR CONGO: "Children are the primary victims of the outbreak"
The current measles outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is the largest outbreak ever recorded in the world. According to the World Health Organization, since January 1, 2019, more t...
Understanding measles, with Dr. Rodrigue Alitanou
Worldwide, the estimated number of reported measles cases was four times higher during the first three months of 2019, as compared to the same period last year, according to preliminary data from the ...
5 things to know about measles
On the occasion of World Immunization Week, ALIMA takes a look at measles, one of the world's most contagious diseases. A safe and effective vaccine exists, which prevents individuals from contracting...
I ain't scared of vaccination
In response to an outbreak of measles in Guinea, Alima provided support to a Ministry of Health-led mass vaccination campaign, in the southeastern N'Zerekore region. In March 2017, thanks to funding...
GUINEA: MEASLES OUTBREAK CONTINUES TO SPREAD
N’ZEREKORE, March 8, 2017 – More than 1,500 children have been infected with measles in Guinea since January. The Ministry of Health declared an outbreak of measles on February 8. The outbreak is now ...