Ukraine has the most measles cases in the world, with more than 53,000 reported so far in 2019.
Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd speaks with UNICEF's Dr. Kateryna Bulavinova, who is working on a vaccination effort in Ukraine. She says part of the problem is that many medical schools are providing inaccurate information about vaccines to young doctors, who then pass that information on to patients.
Here is a the link to the interview which aired on 1 May 2019: https://www.wbur.org/hereandnow/2019/05/01/measles-ukraine-vaccination
HIFA Profile: Valerie Walker is the Founder & Executive Director of Global Medical Libraries (GML) in the United States. The project reflects Valerie's passion to improves global health care in developing countries one book at a time through donated health sciences educational resources, which contribute to advancing the quality of pre-service education. Since GML's inception in April 2007, over $2.5 MM of health sciences textbooks have been donated to 33 countries spread over 5 continents, at no expense to the recipients or their governments.
Email address: info AT globalmedicallibraries.org
LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/valerie-walker-7532688/