Thirty years of the Immunization Newsletter
“Thirty years of the Immunization Newsletter: The history of the EPI in the Americas” compiles over 2,500 articles on immunization published since 1979. This book will take you from the early implementation of the Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI) in the Americas to the current efforts to sustainably introduce new vaccines. You will read about the regional polio, measles and rubella elimination initiatives, from their conception to their achievement, and of the many experiences and lessons learned that have made the Immunization Program of the Americas one of the most successful life-saving initiatives in the world.
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Recent Immunization News
New data show child mortality rates falling faster than ever
New data released today by the United Nations show that under-five mortality rates have dropped by 49% between 1990 and 2013. The average annual reduction has accelerated – in some countries it has even tripled – but overall progress is still short of meeting the global target of a two-thirds decrease in under-five mortality by 2015.