COVID-19 mass vaccination campaigns are launched. Nigeria runs oral polio vaccine drives as part of sub-national immunization days. India lauches second round of triple-drug LF therapy in Karnataka. Learn the latest about other outbreak responses and local campaigns.
Uganda ran wave four of a national mosquito net distribution drive from December 6-19, delivering long-lasting insecticide-treated nets to 30 districts. The country will launch the final wave of the campaign
Yemen ran two cholera vaccination campaigns from December 16-21, aiming to reach 162,000 people in Al Dhale governorate and 39,000 in the Hajr district of Hadramaut governorate. UNICEF Yemen; UNICEF Yemen
December 2020: Burundi launches anti-measles drive along with administration of vitamin A supplements
Burundi launched a four-day anti-measles drive on December 15, aiming to vaccinate at least 570,000 children between 6 and 59 months in 14 health districts across the country. The campaign also
Following floods in Jonglei state, South Sudan conducted round one of an oral cholera vaccination campaign—reaching over 63,000 people age 1 year and older—in Bor South county from December 16-20.
Pakistan’s Punjab province administered the injectable polio vaccine to over 817,000 children in the high-risk union councils of DG Khan, Lahore and Rajanpur from December 14-22. Pak Fights Polio
On December 28, India’s Odisha state launched a campaign to distribute more than 1.3 million long-lasting insecticide-treated nets to Sundargarh district. Sundargarh district administration
Iraq conducted a mass oral polio vaccine campaign from November 29-December 3, targeting more than 1.9 million children under 5 years old across 46 districts in Anbar, Babylon, Baghdad-Karkh, Baghdad-Resafa,
Chad postponed a country-wide measles outbreak response campaign from December to January and February 2021 due to delays in preparations. OCHA
Following an initial campaign in October, the Philippines will roll out the second phase of an integrated measles, rubella, and polio supplemental immunization activity drive in additional regions of the
Following the first round in October, Ethiopia launched round two of an mOPV2 vaccination campaign in November—targeting 7.1 million under-5 children in Harari, Oromia, SNNP and Somali regions, and in