Paramaribo, 27 April, 2010 – On the occasion of the Vaccination Week, PAHO Director, Dr. Mirta Roses will travel to Albina for the launch of the Vaccination Week activities in Suriname. She will be accompanied by PAHO Suriname representative, Dr. Gerry Eijkemans. A full week of activities is planned, vaccination activities involving the family as a whole and special high risk occupational group. The Medical Mission and the Regional Health Services have also planned local vaccination and health education activities for risk groups, in their respective areas.
On 28 April, 2010, at the Ministry of Health, the PAHO Director, Dr.
Mirta Roses will be welcomed by the Minister of Health a.i. Mr. Michel
Felisi and his staff, followed by a Press Conference discussing the
Vaccination Week in the Americas and other health issues.