|PAHO/WHO presents Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI) Award to Region 3|
The Maternal and Child Health (MCH)/Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI) and Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT) Feedback Meeting was held at Cara Lodge 26-27 January 2012. In her opening remarks PAHO/WHO Country Representative, Dr. D. Beverley Barnett, said that PAHO/WHO, its sister UN agencies and other partners are ready to assist with the implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of the Guyana Maternal, Perinatal, Child, and Family Health Strategy 2011-2020. She also informed participants that the report on this meeting will provide additional and targeted guidance for our technical cooperation and strengthen collaboration for an integrated, right-based approach to maternal, newborn, child, and family health.
Dr. Barnett presented the EPI Award to Region 3 for the exemplary work done in 2011and for achieving over 90% vaccination coverage in 2011.
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