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PAHO Launches Vaccination Week Today

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), together with the countries and territories of the Region of the Americas and its partners, will celebrate the 20th annual Vaccination Week in the Americas (VWA) and the 11th World Immunization Week (WIW) under the call to action “Are you fully vaccinated? Get all your shots.

The event will be launched in Dominica today April 25, 2022 by PAHO’s Director, Dr. Carissa F. Etienne through a regional virtual event April 25th to 30th

In the context of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the focus of the event will be on the call to build back better national immunization programs, reach those who might have been left behind, and promote equitable access to vaccines.

She says, PAHO’s experts alongside Dominica’s Health authorities will introduce PAHO’s new vision for the region at a symposium this afternoon.

PAHO’s Director, Dr. Carissa F. Etienne

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