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World Immunization Week 2019 Observed From 24th April To 30th April 2019

 

 

World Immunization Week 2019 Observed From 24th April To 30th April 2019 Theme Details, Aim, Significance

World Immunization Week 2019 is observed every year from 24th April to 30 April 2019 around the world with the theme of "Protected Together: Vaccines Work".

Each year last week of April is observed as World Immunisation Week to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease.

World Immunisation Week 2019 marks Vaccine Heroes from around the world from parents and community members to health workers and innovators who help ensure we are all protected, at all ages, through the power of vaccines.

World Immunization Week motto is to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease.

World Immunization Week 2019 Aims

Demonstrating the value of vaccines for the health of children, communities and the world.
Highlighting the need to build on immunization progress while addressing gaps, including through increased investment.
Showing how routine immunization is the foundation for strong, resilient health systems and universal health coverage.

Background

World Immunization Week celebrations were observed on different dates in different regions of the world before 2012.

World Immunization Week was observed collectively for the first time in 2012, with the participation of more than 180 countries and territories worldwide after the World Health Assembly endorsed World Immunization Week during its May 2012 meeting.


 

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