September 2005: The world has made great advances in reducing death and disability related to diseases such as measles and polio. Yet 27 million children and 40 million pregnant women are still missed by routine immunization.
March 2013: An October 2012 immunization campaign against measles and rubella in Mongolia reached over 500,000 children.
February 2011: In late 2010, mass immunization efforts were launched in the wake of a deadly polio outbreak in the Republic of the Congo.
March 2007: In March 2007, Nigeria launched the latest in a series of polio immunization campaigns.
April 2006: Bangladesh reports that 99 per cent of children under 10 were vaccinated against measles in a major immunization campaign.
October 2012: Pakistan is one of only three remaining polio-endemic countries in the world.
October 2010: In Cameroon, the Government is leading a renewed campaign to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT).
July 2006: Namibia completed the second round of a campaign to immunize all of its 1.8 million people in response to a polio outbreak.