Vaccination Week in the Americas 2009
Vaccination Week in the Americas is an unparalleled effort led by the member countries of the Pan American Health Organization to vaccinate millions of people. In 2009, the seventh Vaccination Week in the Americas will happen between the 25th of April and May 2nd. This year, Vaccination Week will emphasize vaccination of the whole family, and the immunization of health workers.
A Message from PAHO Director, Dr. Mirta Roses
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- VWA 2009 Final Report (PDF)
- VWA 2008 Final Report (PDF)
- VWA 2008 Final Report (MS Word)
- VWA 2008 Results (PDF)
- Sesame Street
- Aide Memoire: Immunization of Health workers against Hepatitis B/Prevention of Occupational Transmission of Blood-borne Pathogens
Recent Immunization News
Dr. Cuauhtémoc Ruiz-Matus Awarded for Achievements in Health
The H. Commission of the Mexican Society of Public Health has awarded Dr. Cuauhtémoc Ruiz-Matus, chief of the Comprehensive Family Immunization Unit, with the 2014 Medal for Health Excellence as an acknowledgement of his outstanding career in public health and for the indisputable contributions he has made both to the Mexican Society of Public Health and to the field of public health.