World Immunization Week 2020 From 24 -30 April
Ahead of the pack up to the current year’s World Immunization Week, nations over the globe are in the throes of reacting to the COVID-19 pandemic, WHO states.
WHO has discharged new direction to assist nations with ensuring critical immunization servicesduring the COVID-19 pandemic, so ground isn’t lost in the battle against vaccine- preventable pandemic.
The aim of World Immunization Week is to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease.
The week takes place from 24-30 April. Every year, millions of lives are saved thanks to immunization and it is recognized widely as one of the most successful and cost effective health interventions. However, nearly 20 million children are still unvaccinated and under-vaccinated worldwide.
With the theme “VaccinesWork for All”, the campaign focuses on how vaccines as well as the people who develop, deliver and receive them are vaccine champions by working to protect the health of everyone, everywhere.
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