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
eHealth initiatives take off in Latin America and the Caribbean
New eHealth initiatives are springing up in countries throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, in parallel with the increasing use of new information and communication technologies (ICTs) in the region. These initiatives have the potential to improve access to and quality of health care, yet few countries have policies in place to guide their development or exploit their full potential.