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21. A killer nailed: a reconstruction of Maldives triumph over measles.

A killer nailed: a reconstruction of Maldives triumph over measles. A killer nailed: a reconstruction of Maldives triumph over measles. JavaScript is disabled for your browser. Some features of this site may not work without it. Toggle navigation Toggle navigation Search Browse Statistics Related Links A killer nailed: a reconstruction of Maldives triumph over measles. View/ Open View Statistics Altmetrics Share Citation World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia . (‎2017 (...) )‎. A killer nailed: a reconstruction of Maldives triumph over measles.. World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia. ISBN 9789290225942 Collections Language English Metadata Related items Showing items related by title and MeSH subject.  World Health Organization (‎ 2015 )‎  Bennett, John V. ; Fernandez de Castro, Jorge ; Valdespino-Gomez, Jose Luis ; Garcia-Garcia, Ma de Lourdes ; Islas-Romero, Rocio ; Echaniz-Aviles, Gabriela ; Jimenez-Corona, Aida ; Sepulveda-Amor, Jaime (‎ 2002

2017 WHO

22. Banished from Bhutan: the story of how a small mountain kingdom eliminated measles

Banished from Bhutan: the story of how a small mountain kingdom eliminated measles Banished from Bhutan: the story of how a small mountain kingdom eliminated measles JavaScript is disabled for your browser. Some features of this site may not work without it. Toggle navigation Toggle navigation Search Browse Statistics Related Links Banished from Bhutan: the story of how a small mountain kingdom eliminated measles View/ Open View Statistics Altmetrics Share Citation World Health Organization (...) . Regional Office for South-East Asia . (‎2017)‎. Banished from Bhutan: the story of how a small mountain kingdom eliminated measles. World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia. ISBN 9789290225935 Collections Language English Metadata Related items Showing items related by title and MeSH subject.  World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia (‎ SEA-Immun-109 , 2017 )‎ In order to achieve the goal of measles elimination and rubella control by 2020, case-based measles

2017 WHO

23. Progress towards measles elimination in Bangladesh, 2000–2016– Progrès réalisés en vue d’éliminer la rougeole au Bangladesh, 2000-2016

Progress towards measles elimination in Bangladesh, 2000–2016– Progrès réalisés en vue d’éliminer la rougeole au Bangladesh, 2000-2016 Progress towards measles elimination in Bangladesh, 2000–2016– Progrès réalisés en vue d’éliminer la rougeole au Bangladesh, 2000-2016 JavaScript is disabled for your browser. Some features of this site may not work without it. Toggle navigation Toggle navigation Search Browse Statistics Related Links Progress towards measles elimination in Bangladesh, 2000–2016 (...) – Progrès réalisés en vue d’éliminer la rougeole au Bangladesh, 2000-2016 View/ Open View Statistics Altmetrics Share Citation World Health Organization = Organisation mondiale de la Santé . (‎2017)‎. Progress towards measles elimination in Bangladesh, 2000–2016– Progrès réalisés en vue d’éliminer la rougeole au Bangladesh, 2000-2016. Weekly Epidemiological Record = Relevé épidémiologique hebdomadaire, 92 (‎29/30)‎, 405 - 412. World Health Organization = Organisation mondiale de la Santé. Journal Weekly

2017 WHO

24. Measles. (PubMed)

Measles. Measles is a highly contagious disease that results from infection with measles virus and is still responsible for more than 100 000 deaths every year, down from more than 2 million deaths annually before the introduction and widespread use of measles vaccine. Measles virus is transmitted by the respiratory route and illness begins with fever, cough, coryza, and conjunctivitis followed by a characteristic rash. Complications of measles affect most organ systems, with pneumonia (...) accounting for most measles-associated morbidity and mortality. The management of patients with measles includes provision of vitamin A. Measles is best prevented through vaccination, and the major reductions in measles incidence and mortality have renewed interest in regional elimination and global eradication. However, urgent efforts are needed to increase stagnating global coverage with two doses of measles vaccine through advocacy, education, and the strengthening of routine immunisation systems. Use

2017 Lancet

25. Zinc supplementation for the treatment of measles in children. (Full text)

Zinc supplementation for the treatment of measles in children. Measles is an important cause of childhood morbidity and mortality globally, despite increasing vaccine coverage. Zinc plays a significant role in the maintenance of normal immunological functions, therefore supplements given to zinc-deficient children will increase the availability of zinc and could reduce measles-related morbidity and mortality. This is an update of a review first published in 2015.To assess the effects of zinc (...) with 95% confidence intervals (CI). We included only one study, and did not conduct meta-analysis.We did not identify any new studies for inclusion in this update. One RCT met our inclusion criteria. The study was conducted in India and included 85 children diagnosed with measles and pneumonia. The trial showed no significant difference in mortality between children with measles and pneumonia who received zinc supplements and those who received placebo (RR 0.34, 95% CI 0.01 to 8.14

2017 Cochrane PubMed

26. Missed Opportunities for Measles, Mumps, Rubella Vaccination Among Departing U.S. Adult Travelers Receiving Pretravel Health Consultations. (Full text)

Missed Opportunities for Measles, Mumps, Rubella Vaccination Among Departing U.S. Adult Travelers Receiving Pretravel Health Consultations. Measles outbreaks continue to occur in the United States and are mostly due to infections in returning travelers.To describe how providers assessed the measles immunity status of departing U.S. adult travelers seeking pretravel consultation and to assess reasons given for nonvaccination among those considered eligible to receive the measles, mumps, rubella (...) and transmission of measles virus.Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institutes of Health, and the Steve and Deborah Gorlin MGH Research Scholars Award.

2017 Annals of Internal Medicine PubMed

27. A report of outbreaks of measles on the southern coast of Iran from 2009 to 2015 (Full text)

A report of outbreaks of measles on the southern coast of Iran from 2009 to 2015 Immunogenicity assessment figures of the measles vaccine is approximately 90%, and decreases over time. Therefore, the immunity level of measles vaccine is variable which can result in outbreaks of measles in a population. The aim of current study was to report the outbreaks of measles in Hormozgan province from 2009 to 2015.This cross-sectional study was carried out in Hormozgan Province on the southern coast (...) of Iran. The documented data of all cases suspected of measles are included in this study. We used a checklist including gender, age, area, place of residence, contact history, and vaccination status to extract required data. Data was analyzed using IBM SPSS statistics software version 21.0.Eight hundred fifty-one suspicious cases of measles were determined from 2006 to 2015. Of those, 135 infected cases were reported. Among patients, 49% were male, 79% were Iranian, 18% were Afghans, and 3 % were

2017 Electronic physician PubMed

29. Measles-Rubella Bulletin - Vol 11 Issue 1

Measles-Rubella Bulletin - Vol 11 Issue 1 Measles-Rubella Bulletin - Vol 11 Issue 1 JavaScript is disabled for your browser. Some features of this site may not work without it. Toggle navigation Toggle navigation Search Browse Statistics Related Links Measles-Rubella Bulletin - Vol 11 Issue 1 View/ Open View Statistics Altmetrics Share Citation World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific . (‎2017)‎. Measles-Rubella Bulletin - Vol 11 Issue 1. Manila : WHO Regional Office

2017 WHO

30. Public-health impact of accelerated measles control in the WHO African Region 2000-03. (Full text)

Public-health impact of accelerated measles control in the WHO African Region 2000-03. In 2000, the WHO African Region adopted a plan to accelerate efforts to lower measles mortality with the goal of decreasing the number of measles deaths to near zero. By June, 2003, 19 African countries had completed measles supplemental immunisation activities (SIA) in children aged 9 months to 14 years as part of a comprehensive measles-control strategy. We assessed the public-health impact of these control (...) measures by use of available surveillance data.We calculated percentage decline in reported measles cases during 1-2 years after SIA, compared with 6 years before SIA. On the basis of data from 13 of the 19 countries, we assumed that the percentage decline in measles deaths equalled that in measles cases. We also examined data on routine and SIA measles vaccine coverage, measles case-based surveillance, and suspected measles outbreaks.Between 2000 and June, 2003, 82.1 million children were targeted

2017 Lancet PubMed

31. A Measles Outbreak in an Underimmunized Amish Community in Ohio. (PubMed)

A Measles Outbreak in an Underimmunized Amish Community in Ohio. Although measles was eliminated in the United States in 2000, importations of the virus continue to cause outbreaks. We describe the epidemiologic features of an outbreak of measles that originated from two unvaccinated Amish men in whom measles was incubating at the time of their return to the United States from the Philippines and explore the effect of public health responses on limiting the spread of measles.We performed (...) descriptive analyses of data on demographic characteristics, clinical and laboratory evaluations, and vaccination coverage.From March 24, 2014, through July 23, 2014, a total of 383 outbreak-related cases of measles were reported in nine counties in Ohio. The median age of case patients was 15 years (range, <1 to 53); a total of 178 of the case patients (46%) were female, and 340 (89%) were unvaccinated. Transmission took place primarily within households (68% of cases). The virus strain was genotype D9

2016 NEJM

32. Routine vitamin A supplementation for the prevention of blindness due to measles infection in children. (PubMed)

Routine vitamin A supplementation for the prevention of blindness due to measles infection in children. Reduced vitamin A concentration increases the risk of blindness in children infected with the measles virus. Promoting vitamin A supplementation in children with measles contributes to the control of blindness in children, which is a high priority within the World Health Organization (WHO) VISION 2020 The Right to Sight Program.To assess the efficacy of vitamin A in preventing blindness (...) in children with measles without prior clinical features of vitamin A deficiency.We searched CENTRAL 2015, Issue 11, MEDLINE (1950 to December week 3, 2015), Embase (1974 to December 2015) and LILACS (1985 to December 2015).Randomised controlled trials (RCTs) assessing the efficacy of vitamin A in preventing blindness in well-nourished children diagnosed with measles but with no prior clinical features of vitamin A deficiency.For the original review, two review authors independently assessed studies

2016 Cochrane

33. Measles in 2016

Measles in 2016 Measles in 2016 – Clinical Correlations Search Measles in 2016 July 20, 2016 7 min read By Chio Yokose, MD Peer Reviewed On March 13, 2013, a young traveler returned home from London to our neighboring borough of Brooklyn, NY. Among this individual’s possessions was an active measles infection, one which subsequently led to one of the largest outbreaks of measles in the United States since 1996 [ ]. The individual was an intentionally unvaccinated 17-year-old member (...) of the Orthodox Jewish community in Brooklyn. A total of 58 cases were eventually identified, and all of them were in the Brooklyn Orthodox Jewish community. Of those cases, one child developed viral pneumonia and two pregnant [ ]. Outbreaks of measles continue to occur throughout the United States, despite the fact that the elimination of the indigenous circulation of the measles [ ]. Since then, the US has seen an average of 60 cases of measles per year until 2013, when the incidence nearly tripled to 175

2016 Clinical Correlations

34. Association Between Vaccine Refusal and Vaccine-Preventable Diseases in the United States: A Review of Measles and Pertussis. (Full text)

Association Between Vaccine Refusal and Vaccine-Preventable Diseases in the United States: A Review of Measles and Pertussis. Parents hesitant to vaccinate their children may delay routine immunizations or seek exemptions from state vaccine mandates. Recent outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases in the United States have drawn attention to this phenomenon. Improved understanding of the association between vaccine refusal and the epidemiology of these diseases is needed.To review (...) the published literature to evaluate the association between vaccine delay, refusal, or exemption and the epidemiology of measles and pertussis, 2 vaccine-preventable diseases with recent US outbreaks.Search of PubMed through November 30, 2015, for reports of US measles outbreaks that have occurred since measles was declared eliminated in the United States (after January 1, 2000), endemic and epidemic pertussis since the lowest point in US pertussis incidence (after January 1, 1977), and for studies

2016 JAMA PubMed

35. Progress towards measles elimination in Nepal, 2007– 2014 = Progrès réalisés en vue d’éliminer la rougeole au Népal, 2007-2014

Progress towards measles elimination in Nepal, 2007– 2014 = Progrès réalisés en vue d’éliminer la rougeole au Népal, 2007-2014 Progress towards measles elimination in Nepal, 2007– 2014 = Progrès réalisés en vue d’éliminer la rougeole au Népal, 2007-2014 JavaScript is disabled for your browser. Some features of this site may not work without it. Toggle navigation Toggle navigation Search Browse Statistics Related Links Progress towards measles elimination in Nepal, 2007– 2014 = Progrès réalisés (...) en vue d’éliminer la rougeole au Népal, 2007-2014 View/ Open View Statistics Altmetrics Share Citation World Health Organization = Organisation mondiale de la Santé . (‎2016)‎. Progress towards measles elimination in Nepal, 2007– 2014 = Progrès réalisés en vue d’éliminer la rougeole au Népal, 2007-2014. Weekly Epidemiological Record = Relevé épidémiologique hebdomadaire, 91 (‎9)‎, 105 - 120. World Health Organization = Organisation mondiale de la Santé. Journal Weekly Epidemiological Record

2016 WHO

36. Sixth Hands-on Training on Molecular Laboratory Diagnosis of Measles and Rubella, Hong Kong SAR (China), 29 February to 4 March 2016 : report

Sixth Hands-on Training on Molecular Laboratory Diagnosis of Measles and Rubella, Hong Kong SAR (China), 29 February to 4 March 2016 : report Sixth Hands-on Training on Molecular Laboratory Diagnosis of Measles and Rubella, Hong Kong SAR (‎China)‎, 29 February to 4 March 2016 : report JavaScript is disabled for your browser. Some features of this site may not work without it. Toggle navigation Toggle navigation Search Browse Statistics Related Links Sixth Hands-on Training on Molecular (...) Laboratory Diagnosis of Measles and Rubella, Hong Kong SAR (‎China)‎, 29 February to 4 March 2016 : report View/ Open View Statistics Altmetrics Share Citation World Health Organization. Regional Office for the Western Pacific . (‎2016)‎. Sixth Hands-on Training on Molecular Laboratory Diagnosis of Measles and Rubella, Hong Kong SAR (‎China)‎, 29 February to 4 March 2016 : report. Manila : WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific. Relation Report series ; RS/2016/GE/08(‎CHN)‎ Description 26 p

2016 WHO

37. Application of the World Health Organization Programmatic Assessment Tool for Risk of Measles Virus Transmission-Lessons Learned from a Measles Outbreak in Senegal

Application of the World Health Organization Programmatic Assessment Tool for Risk of Measles Virus Transmission-Lessons Learned from a Measles Outbreak in Senegal WHO | Measles Programmatic Risk Assessment Tool WHO Regional websites Access Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals Menu Measles Programmatic Risk Assessment Tool The World Health Organization (WHO) measles programmatic risk assessment tool was developed to help national programmes to identify areas not meeting measles programmatic (...) targets, and based on the findings, guide and strengthen measles elimination program activities and reduce the risk of outbreaks. This Excel-based tool assesses subnational programmatic risk as the sum of indicator scores in four categories: population immunity, surveillance quality, program performance, and threat assessment. Each subnational area is assigned to a programmatic risk category of low, medium, high, or very high risk based on the overall risk score. Scoring for each indicator

2015 WHO

38. Costs of Contact Tracing Activities Aimed at Reducing the Transmission of Measles in Canada

Costs of Contact Tracing Activities Aimed at Reducing the Transmission of Measles in Canada Costs of Contact Tracing Activities Aimed at Reducing the Transmission of Measles in Canada | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Costs of Contact Tracing Activities Aimed at Reducing the Transmission of Measles in Canada Costs of Contact Tracing Activities Aimed at Reducing the Transmission of Measles in Canada Published on: June 1, 2015 Project Number: CP0010 Product Line: Result type: Report (...) Background and Context Measles is a highly communicable infectious disease that is spread through droplets from the nose or throat. Vaccination programs have eliminated indigenous measles in Canada; however, outbreaks continue to occur through importations. Recent outbreaks in Canada and the US have highlighted the importance of immunization for the containment of outbreaks. Contact tracing has been implemented to mitigate the spread of measles by identifying susceptible contacts for treatment

2015 CADTH - Health Technology Assessment

39. Costs of Contact Tracing Activities Aimed at Reducing the Transmission of Measles in Canada

Costs of Contact Tracing Activities Aimed at Reducing the Transmission of Measles in Canada Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health Agence canadienne des médicaments et des technologies de la santé Supporting Informed Decisions HTA Costs of Contact Tracing Activities Aimed at Reducing the Transmission of Measles in Canada May 2015 Cite as: Budden A, Lee KM, Lam P. Costs of Contact Tracing Activities Aimed at Reducing the Transmission of Measles in Canada [Internet]. Ottawa: CADTH (...) – May 2015 Costs of Contact Tracing Activities Aimed at Reducing the Transmission of Measles in Canada i TABLE OF CONTENTS ABBREVIATIONS ii EXECUTIVE SUMMARY iii 1. BACKGROUND 1 2. CONTEXT AND POLICY ISSUES 2 3. RESEARCH OBJECTIVE 2 4. METHODS 2 4.1 Literature Search 2 4.2 Overview of the Evidence 3 4.1.1 Appraisal 4 4.1.2 Summary 5 5. ECONOMIC EVALUATION 6 5.1 Methods 6 5.1.1 Type of Economic Evaluation 6 5.1.2 Target Population 6 5.1.3 Perspective 6 5.1.4 Scenarios and Data Sources 6 5.1.5 Model

2015 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review

40. Public Health Interventions to Reduce the Secondary Spread of Measles

Public Health Interventions to Reduce the Secondary Spread of Measles Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health Agence canadienne des médicaments et des technologies de la santé Supporting Informed Decisions Rapid Response Report: Systematic Review Public Health Interventions to Reduce the Secondary Spread of Measles CADTH May 2015Cite as: Foerster V, Perras C, Spry C, Weeks L. Public health interventions to reduce the secondary spread of measles [Internet]. Ottawa: CADTH; 2015 May (...) . (CADTH rapid response report: systematic review). [cited YYYY-MM-DD]. Available from: https://www.cadth.ca/public-health-interventions-reduce-secondary- spread-measles Disclaimer: This report is a review of existing public literature, studies, materials, and other information and documentation (collectively the “source documentation”) that are available to CADTH. The accuracy of the contents of the source documentation on which this report is based is not warranted, assured, or represented in any way

2015 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review