Evaluation of epidemiological surveillance of measles/ rubella in Haiti, 2009-2013

Wilnique Pierre

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Background: Measles and rubella are two highly contagious and serious viral diseases that affect both developed countries such as underdeveloped countries. In 1980, before the use of the vaccine became widespread, measles caused about 2.6 million deaths a year worldwide. The last cases of measles in Haiti occurred in 2001. Purpose: The last evaluation of the surveillance system (SS) of S/R by the Ministry of Health was in 2003

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