National Measles Rubella (MR) Vaccination Campaign – 2015


Tremendous progress has been made globally to reduce the contribution of measles to the burden of childhood deaths and measles cases have dramatically decreased. As a result the Global Vaccine Action Plan, endorsed by the World Health Assembly, has targeted measles elimination in at least five of the six World Health Organization Regions by 2020. This is an ambitious goal, since measles control requires the highest immunization coverage of any vaccine preventable disease, which means that the health system must be able to reach every community...

Ebola virus disease (EVD)

Ebola virus is the cause of a viral hemorrhagic fever disease.

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Training of Trainers workshop for field data assistants (Malaria)

WHO Country Office Myanmar Malaria Unit organized a Refresher training workshop for field data assistants from 22nd to 27th December 2014 in Nay Pyi Taw. National Professional Officer (M&E), National Technical Officer (Surveillance), Central Project Coordinator and Central Training Coordinator from WHO provided a year-end review, revision, updating and upgrading of data assistants on basic computer skills, Microsoft Office Basics and other necessary skills for data entry and encoding...

Annual evaluation meeting of the Vector Borne Disease Control Programme

The annual evaluation meeting of the Vector Borne Disease Control Programme (VBDC) was held in Nay Pyi Taw during 26-28 November, 2014. H.E Deputy Minister for Health Dr. Thein Thein Htay opened the meeting and delivered the opening speech...

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