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International Journal of Virology
  Year: 2007 | Volume: 3 | Issue: 1 | Page No.: 12-18
DOI: 10.3923/ijv.2007.12.18
Mass Vaccination in Iranian Populations Against Rubella and Measles
A. Mehrabi Tavana , M. Gooya , H. Iraqizadeh , H. Parhizkar , S.M. Zahraeei , Estaghamati , R.A. Dadrass and M. Zamani

Abstract:
The aim of this study was to evaluate the role of Iranian military troops and the volunteers (Militants) in Mass National campaign against Measles and Rubella which was highly reported to national and International authorizes recently across the country as well as Iran‘s Neighbors. This retrospective study was performed in order to collect any data which obtained in mass vaccination campaign during four weeks activity (from 5 December 2003 till 4 January 2004) based on documents and coverage of vaccination rate in two aspects: either in non military activities and military activities and data was analyzed with excel 10.0. The result of this study indicated that 6796654 (20.6%) out of 33000000 of the population was vaccinated by Iranian Military forces in particular Islamic Revolutionary Guards Crops and their volunteers (Militants) with their facilities. This successful program could be used in other regions when the health condition requires stabilizing.
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A. Mehrabi Tavana , M. Gooya , H. Iraqizadeh , H. Parhizkar , S.M. Zahraeei , Estaghamati , R.A. Dadrass and M. Zamani , 2007. Mass Vaccination in Iranian Populations Against Rubella and Measles . International Journal of Virology, 3: 12-18.

DOI: 10.3923/ijv.2007.12.18

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=ijv.2007.12.18

 
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