Created by USAID and MCSP: Routine immunization is one of the most important health interventions we have to offer. Learn more about what potential we unlock when we invest in vaccination. Methods of expanding access to routine immunization and understanding their total impact will be major themes at the conference. Click here for a hi-resolution pdf.
Created by The Centers for Disease Control: Rubella is a viral infection that spreads in airborne droplets when people sneeze or cough. If a woman gets rubella while pregnant—especially in her first 3 months—serious consequences can result, including miscarriages, fetal deaths, still births, and congenital rubella syndrome (CRS). Rubella virus is an important cause of severe birth defects.
Created by The Centers for Disease Control: Polio: What you see is only the tip of the iceberg. Polio is sneaky, silent and highly contagious. It doesn’t respect boundaries or social class – it is an equal opportunity paralyzer. Even 1 case is an outbreak. For every one case of polio, 200 more kids are infected.
By The Centers for Disease Control: Meningitis A is deadly, expensive and preventable. Meningitis A threatens the lives of 450 million people across 26 countries in Africa’s “Meningitis Belt,” mostly children and young adults. The sub-Saharan meningitis belt stretches from Senegal and the Gambia in the West to Ethiopia in the East.