Solomon Islands

Measles Outbreak, Solomon Islands - Health Situation Report No. 3

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  • 953 cases of measles have been reported in Solomon Islands since 1 July 2014. 436 new cases were reported in the last week.

  • Cases have been reported from Honiara, Choiseul, Guadalcanal, Isabel, Malaita, Makira, Renbel and Temotu provinces.

  • On 1 September, the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) launched a National Measles Vaccination Campaign to target all aged 6 months to 30 years in Solomon Islands. The campaign commenced in Honiara and will roll out in the other provinces later in the month.

  • 46,643 measles vaccines were administered across Honiara as of 6 September