Polio and Measles stories from Jamaica

"Lessons from the field: Documentation of the success of the the EPI in Jamaica." The video explores the sentiments of persons affected by vaccine preventable diseases as well as health care workers regarding the value of vaccination and the importance of the immunization programme in eliminating these diseases in Jamaica over the past 40 years. The support in this effort provided by the Pan American Health Organization since the inception of the Expanded Programme on Immunization in 1977 is also highlighted including the provision of technical guidance, capacity building and availability of high quality vaccines through the PAHO Revolving Fund for Vaccines.