WHO Calls on Countries to Ensure Access to Lifesaving Vaccine
Vaccine week is celebrated in the last week of April and aims to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease. Vaccine prevents two to three million deaths every year, and is widely recognized as one of the world's most successful and cost-effective health interventions, according to the World Health Organisation.
Some 360,000 children a year in three African countries are to receive a powerful anti-malaria drug as part of a pilot project to help reduce the incidence of the ... Read more »
An estimated 2.5 million children die annually from vaccine-preventable diseases, primarily in developing countries.With the theme Vaccinated Communities, Healthy Communities, the ... Read more »
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