Estimated of 109 million infants with three doses of diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine in 2010

Posted on April 25, 2012 • Filed under: Travel News

23 April 2012 | Geneva – For the first time, public health communities in all regions of the world are focussing at the same time on the importance of vaccination against deadly diseases. WHO’s World Immunization Week is being held from 21 to 28 April 2012 with activities in more than 180 countries.The theme of the week, ‘Protect your world: Get vaccinated’, aims to reinforce the importance of immunization and encourage people everywhere to vaccinate themselves and their children against serious diseases. It is also a time to recall that, in this rapidly globalizing world, disease outbreaks can affect communities everywhere. Read article

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