The Immunization Newsletter is published in English, Spanish, French, and Portuguese by the Comprehensive Family Immunization Unit of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization (WHO). Its purpose is to facilitate the exchange of ideas and information concerning immunization programs in the Region, in order to promote greater knowledge of the problems faced and their possible solutions. Prior to 2015, the Immunization Newsletter was published every two months, but it is currently being published quarterly.
Forty years of the Immunization Newsletter (1979 - 2019)Immunization Newsletter celebrates 40 years and is now available in Portuguese!
May 2019 marks the 40th anniversary of the Immunization Newsletter! Started by Ciro de Quadros and PAHO´s Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI), the first issue of the Immunization Newsletter was published in English and Spanish in May 1979. Over the past decades, the Newsletter´s audience has grown to reach 7,000 people across 138 countries all over the world.