Five Facts about Measles

Monday, April 30, 2012

1. Measles is caused by a virus. The measles virus is a member of the paramyxovirus family, which causes respiratory illnesses. The measles virus typically grows in the…

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Measles & Rubella Initiative: New Name, New Data, New Strategy

Friday, April 27, 2012
Lions In Sight Diabetes Screening

The Measles Initiative announced this week that it is now the Measles & Rubella Initiative. The new name fits its new global strategy of targeting rubella and congenital…

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World Immunization Week 2012

Monday, April 23, 2012

The first ever World Immunization Week is now underway. Over 180 countries across the globe are participating, according to the World Health Organization, which is leading the initiative….

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Five Reasons to Participate in World Immunization Week

Friday, April 20, 2012

World Immunization Week begins tomorrow, April 21. Lions will be working alongside the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Foundation and other partners of the Measles Initiative…

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Video of the Week: ‘The world is counting on us’

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

“The world is counting on us because they know Lions are there to meet the needs,” Chairperson Scruggs says about Lions’ important work with the Measles Initiative in this…

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