Carlos Castillo-Solorzano C
Affiliation: Pan American Health Organization
- Feasibility of global measles eradication after interruption of transmission in the AmericasCiro A de Quadros
Sabin Vaccine Institute, Washington, DC 20006, USA
Expert Rev Vaccines 7:355-62. 2008..It is not only a dream to think that we will see a world free of measles by the year 2015...
- The Americas: paving the road toward global measles eradicationCarlos Castillo-Solorzano C
Comprehensive Family Immunization, Pan American Health Organization, Washington, District of Columbia 20037, USA
J Infect Dis 204:S270-8. 2011..Review of these strategies may inform measles elimination efforts in other regions...
- New horizons in the control of rubella and prevention of congenital rubella syndrome in the AmericasCarlos Castillo-Solorzano
Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC, USA
J Infect Dis 187:S146-52. 2003..Useful knowledge is being generated for the adaptation of similar rubella strategies elsewhere. The findings also document the feasibility of implementing the recommended strategies and their rapid impact on disease burden...
- Guidelines for the documentation and verification of measles, rubella, and congenital rubella syndrome elimination in the region of the AmericasCarlos Castillo-Solorzano
Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC 20037, USA
J Infect Dis 204:S683-9. 2011..This article summarizes the plan of action including the essential criteria and components of the guidelines...
- Rubella vaccination of unknowingly pregnant women during mass campaigns for rubella and congenital rubella syndrome elimination, the Americas 2001-2008Carlos Castillo-Solorzano
Family and Community Health Area, Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC 20037, USA
J Infect Dis 204:S713-7. 2011....
- Monitoring measles eradication in the region of the Americas: critical activities and toolsHector Izurieta
Division of Vaccines and Immunization, Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC, USA
J Infect Dis 187:S133-9. 2003..Their efforts have permitted the Region of the Americas to reduce to three the number of countries with indigenous measles transmission and to reach a record low of 503 measles cases in 2001...
- Integrating measles and rubella surveillance: the experience in the CaribbeanBeryl Irons
Caribbean Epidemiology Center, Pan American Health Organization, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
J Infect Dis 187:S153-7. 2003..Limited changes were made to the initial measles system, and the transition was relatively smooth. The integrated system has been crucial to the control of rubella and for the maintenance of measles elimination in the Caribbean...
- [Accelerated rubella control and the prevention of congenital rubella syndrome]Carlos Castillo-Solorzano
División de Vacunas e Inmunización, Organizacion Panamericana de la Salud, Washington, D C, USA
Rev Panam Salud Publica 11:273-6. 2002..One step in that direction would be to integrate the surveillance of measles with that of rubella and CRS...