Regional Launch, Vaccination Week in the Americas 2024

Regional Launch, Vaccination Week in the Americas 2024
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When?:

Monday, 22 April 2024 | 10:00 am to 11:30 am (Washington D.C.) 

Where?:

Live streaming on PAHO's YouTube channel (@PAHOTV)

Moderator:

Ms. Luciana Viegas

Agenda:


Time

Subject and panelists


5 minutes

Opening and introductory video


10 minutes

Opening presentation: Successes and challenges of the Regional Immunization Program, including the PAHO Revolving Fund.

Dr. Daniel Salas, Executive Director, Special Program Comprehensive Immunization


3 minutes

Message from Ambassador John Nkengasong, Director of the Bureau of Health Security and Diplomacy, US State Department (invited)

Video message


3 minutes

Message from the Head of State of the Dominican Republic, His Excellency Luis Rodolfo Abinader Corona (invited)

Video message


45 minutes

Discussion on the successes and future of the regional immunization program of the Americas, with participation from:

  • PAHO’s Director, Dr. Jarbas Barbosa
  • The Minister of Health and Wellness of Belize, Hon. Kevin Bernard
  • The Sector Vice President for Science, Technology, Education and Health of Venezuela, Dra. Gabriela Jimenez
  • The Minister of Health of Chile, Dra. Ximena Aguilera Sanhueza

3 minutes

Vaccination operations in Ecuador

Video


3 minutes

Message from Dr. Theresa Tam, Chief Public Health Officer of Canada | Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)

Video message


3 minutes

Vaccination Operations in Costa Rica

Video


5 minutes

Closing remarks from PAHO’s Director: “Where do we go from here?”

Dr. Jarbas Barbosa, Director, PAHO