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Starting on 21 April 2012, WHO is uniting countries across the globe for a week of vaccination campaigns, public education and information sharing under the umbrella of World Immunization Week.
Over the next seven days, GAVI's Seth Berkley will travel to Ghana for the joint launch of pneumococcal and rotavirus vaccines, Haiti and Nigeria will introduce pentavalent vaccine, the UN Foundation will launch shot@life and USAID will start the build-up to a global summit on child survival.
Follow these events and other initiatives here.
World Immunisation Week starts
Haiti nationwide vaccine rollout
Download CSO position paper
USAID social media campaign
New measles and rubella strategy
Ghana's double take on vaccines
Shot@life advocacy campaign
Partners leading efforts to control measles announce a new global strategy aimed at reducing measles deaths and congenital rubella syndrome to zero (Joint American Red Cross/CDC/UN Foundation/UNICEF/ WHO press release).
Head of the United States Agency for International Development gives sneak peek of his vision for a world with zero child deaths from preventable diseases.
In the lead-up to June's Child Survival meeting in Washington, Amie Batson answers questions about reducing child deaths from preventable diseases.
Just two years after a catastrophic earthquake shattered its public health system, Haiti has marked the launch of World Immunization Week by launching a nationwide vaccination campaign.
Why immunisation is an act of immeasurable love.
The human tragedy and the hope behind Ghana’s historic decision
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