Wide age range measles-rubella vaccination campaign, Nepal (2012-2013)
By invitation of WHO/Nepal, CDC’s Dr. Umid Sharapov spent three weeks in December, 2012 as an international monitor of their measles-rubella (MR) campaign. The Ministry of Health and Population of Nepal introduced rubella-containing vaccine by conducting a wide age range measles-rubella (MR) campaign during 2012-2013. Ten million children (9 months – 14 years) were vaccinated. Dr. Sharapov visited two regions in the northeastern Nepal – Sindupalchowk and Dolakha.