Among certain groups, there is a significant morbidity/mortality of meningococcal disease in South Africa. The authors recommend that clinicians consider vaccination of healthy infants and children; HIV-infected persons with a CD4 count > 25%; students attending college /university /military academies; and miners.
UNICEF and the Ethiopian Ministry of Health announced the country's achievement of maternal and neonatal tetanus elimination.
Carte Blanche, South Africa's longest running investigative journalism television programme interviews VACFA's Director, Professor Hussey, on Sunday 23 July 2017.
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.