Marking 20 years of the Access Campaign's work to secure access to affordable medicines, diagnostics and vaccines, including promoting their research and development, for people in MSF’s care and beyond.
Measles is a highly contagious viral disease that can be prevented by vaccination – an effective and low-cost vaccine has been available for decades. In the field, MSF teams are facing measles outbreaks in numerous countries including Nigeria, Niger, DRC, Yemen and each response needs to be adapted to the local context.
In past Ebola interventions, MSF has seen that community support is essential to stopping the disease. We're now adapting our approach to better serve the affected communities in the ongoing Ebola response in DRC and gain both their buy-in and trust. John Johnson, our Emergency Coordinator explains