Video News Package

12 September 2006 - Immunization campaign in Afghanistan fights measles and tetanus

Tape#: JN 6477
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© UNICEF video

A boy waits to receive his measles immunization in an ongoing campaign in Afghanistan during which over 4 million children under the age of five are being vaccinated.

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Production date: 7-8 August 2006

Duration: 1:48

Keywords: UNICEF, children, immunization, Afghanistan, measles, tetanus, child mortality

Main shooting locations: Bamyan province, Afghanistan

Main sequences: A UNICEF-supported immunization campaign has been launched in Afghanistan. The dual objective is to reduce measles by 90 per cent and eliminate maternal and neo-natal tetanus. The trained teams will travel to remote provinces to immunize children and women of child-bearing age against these two preventable diseases. 

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