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Government Of Madagascar and Coalition of Global Partners Launch Measles and Malaria Prevention Campaign

22 Oct 2007 | American Red Cross

The government of Madagascar, in collaboration with international partners, is launching a national health campaign to vaccinate more than 2.8 million children against measles and distribute more than 1.5 million insecticide-treated mosquito nets to prevent the spread of malaria—diseases which take the lives of more than 1 million African children each year.