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Vaccine preventable diseases

Recommendation Calls for Exploring Collaboration between Public Vaccine Producers in the Americas

2012-10-25 15:01:41

The Technical Advisory Group (TAG) of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) on Vaccine-preventable Diseases has recommended that opportunities for collaboration between public vaccine producers in the Americas be explored with a view to incentivizing regional production in order to... 

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PAHO Celebrates 20 years without Polio in the Americas and Calls to Maintain High Vaccination Coverage

2012-10-24 16:54:59

The Region of the Americas recorded no cases of wild polio virus since 1992 thanks to the efforts of the countries of the region, and technical cooperation of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), by vaccinating children and maintaining high vaccination coverage and sustained surveillance.

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Book on Vaccination Week in the Americas is presented at the 28th Pan American Sanitary Conference

2012-09-19 00:57:22

The book: Vaccination: An Act of Love - 10 years of Vaccination Week in the Americas was presented this afternoon at the 28th Pan American Sanitary Conference.  PAHO Director Emeritus Sir George Alleyne said, “Vaccination Week in the Americas has become the largest multinational health initiative in the Western Hemisphere.”

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Presidents, health authorities, PAHO and international organizations participated in Vaccination Week

2012-05-04 08:16:03

On 4 May, a ceremony will be held in Bridgetown, Barbados. This sub regional launch will underscore the importance of vaccination in the Caribbean, and recognize the critical role played by Barbados during the 2012 WHO Executive Board... 

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