Project profile — Vaccinating Children Against Measles

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Overview

Overview

Vaccinating Children Against Measles - Overview
CA-3-A035232001
$3,100,000
UNICEF - United Nations Children's Fund (XM-DAC-41122)
2010-12-15 - 2011-02-07
Closed
Country / region • Mozambique (100.00%)
Sector • Basic Health
Basic health care (12220) (20.00%)
• Basic Health
Infectious disease control (12250) (80.00%)
Policy marker • Youth Issues (principal objective)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Gender equality (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)
• Children's issues (not targeted)
• Participatory development and good governance (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
Description and results

Description

This project supports the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) in partnership with the Mozambique Ministry of Health, to undertake a nationwide measles vaccination campaign for children under five. The campaign aims to accelerate, on a national scale, the reduction of under-five mortality. It provides 2.7 million children with a measles vaccine, 3.6 million children with a dose of Vitamin A and 3.2 million children with deworming medicine. The campaign takes place during May 2011 as part of a National Mother and Child Health Week, a public health outreach effort to deliver a package of high-impact, low-cost maternal and child survival interventions. This project is part of Canada's Maternal, Newborn and Child Health commitment.

Results achieved

Results achieved as of the end of project activities included: 3,985,564 children were vaccinated for measles, 3,982,412 received vitamin A and 3,399,397 were dewormed with mebendazole in all 11 provinces.

Financials

Financials


Original budget $3,100,000
Planned Disbursement $0
Transactions
Transaction Date Type Value
15-12-2010 Commitment $3,100,000
07-02-2011 Disbursement $3,100,000
Country Percentages by Sector
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