Vaccination Week in the Americas, which takes place each year in April throughout the Western Hemisphere, is an initiative of the countries of the Americas and the Caribbean to revitalize the political commitment to vaccination and promote a culture of prevention. In 2008 VWA is celebrating its 6th anniversary. Since its inception, Vaccination Week in the Americas has immunized almost 200 million individuals.
Slide Show: Launch of Vaccination Week 2008 at the U.S./Mexico border
A photo collection from the ceremony at the border of El Paso and Ciudad Juarez, with the presence of PAHO Director Dr. Mirta Roses and authorities from the United States and Mexico.
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Videos/Public Service Announcements
PAHO has produced videos, including some Public Service Announcements, to promote Vaccination Week in the Americas. These videos can be used free of charge by interested TV stations.
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