Call for applications to 13th Annual African Vaccinology Course (AAVC)
For the 13th consecutive year, the Vaccines for Africa Initiative (VACFA) will be conducting the Annual African Vaccinology Course (AAVC) in Cape Town, South Africa. The course dates are 13-17 November 2017. The calls for application to participate...
12th Annual African Vaccinology Course
2016 marked the 12th consecutive year that VACFA has conducted the Annual African Vaccinology Course (AAVC). So far and cumulatively, participants from most African countries have attended the course with the exception of Cape Verde, Djibouti,...
Increased effort to eradicate polio from Africa
A massive campaign, aimed at eradicating polio virus from Africa happened in March 2017. According to the WHO Africa region, hundreds of vaccinators from 13 countries in the western and central regions of the continent carried out a massive...


Thursday, 27 July 2017
Measles Outbreak in South Africa

Measles is a highly contagious viral disease and one of the leading causes of death in children worldwide. Measles is still occuring around the world despite significant progress in trying to eliminate the disease through vaccination.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 11:30