Corporate report

Measles and rubella elimination UK strategy

This report explains the UK’s strategy towards measles and rubella elimination.


Measles and rubella elimination UK strategy 2019

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The strategy focuses on 4 core components required to maintain elimination of measles and rubella:

  1. Achieve and sustain ≥ 95% coverage in the routine childhood programme.
  2. Achieve ≥ 95% coverage with 2 doses of MMR vaccine in older age cohorts through opportunistic and targeted catch-up.
  3. Strengthen measles and rubella surveillance.
  4. Ensure easy access to high-quality, evidence-based information.
Published 9 January 2019