Today the Measles Initiative has several announcements:
1) Deaths from measles have decreased globally by 74%
2) But 380 children are still dying from measles every day
3) We’re changing our name. From today, the Measles Initiative becomes the Measles & Rubella Initiative.
Lions, known worldwide for their dedication to preserving sight, have joined the Measles Initiative in the effort to end measles. Through a challenge grant from The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Lions Clubs International will mobilize US$15 million to support measles campaigns through the Measles Initiative. In addition, Lions Clubs members are helping to ensure … Read more