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Photo of the Week: Yellow Stands out Against Measles

In this photo from earlier this year, Lions in Nepal gather around Lion Sanjay Khetan during phase one of their country’s measles-rubella vaccination campaign, wearing signature yellow vests. Almost 10 million children will be vaccinated in Nepal this year through three … Continue reading

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Video of the Week: Nepalese Lions Rally Community for Measles Vaccination Campaign

In this video, heavy rainfall doesn’t dampen the spirits of Nepalese Lions during an measles awareness rally in Butwal. As part of their social mobilization efforts for the second phase of their country’s measles-rubella vaccination campaign, Lions held rallies like … Continue reading

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Measles Featured in LION Magazine

The July/August issue of LION Magazine features an article about the first phase of Nepal’s recent measles vaccination campaign. “Trust in Lions Spurs Measles Campaign” details the important role Nepalese Lions played during the measles and rubella vaccination campaign, including organizing … Continue reading

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Video of the Week: One Shot, One Life at Work in Nepal

Nepalese Lions are dedicated to ensuring their country meets its goal of eliminating measles by 2016. The first phase of Nepal’s measles-rubella campaign, which will vaccinate 10 million children, was held in February. As this video shows, Lions were actively involved. You … Continue reading

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Four Facts about Rubella

The Measles & Rubella Initiative is now working to eliminate rubella along with measles through vaccinations. 1. Rubella is a virus. Rubella, which many people refer to as German measles, is not caused by the measles virus. The rubella virus … Continue reading

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