Stories on Global Immunization
Updated September 5, 2023
CDC assists rapid response to a wild poliovirus outbreak in Mozambique.
Pandemic-related disruptions lost us 30 years of progress on protecting children with immunizations.
In 2022, CDC partnered with the Coalition for Global Hepatitis Elimination at The Task Force for Global Health and civil society organizations in Africa to encourage hepatitis B vaccination at birth.
CDC-supported trainings can help countries improve applications for oral cholera vaccine and campaign quality.
Meet our people, our partners, and see the challenges and successes of creating a world that is both healthier for all and more secure for Americans where they live, work, and play.
Photos From The Field
A male nurse carries vaccines and supplies along a jungle trail in Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Healthcare workers advise a mother with an infant and small child during a routine immunization session at the Kabir Nagar Health Post in Aurangabad, India.
Mothers line up to have their children registered for immunization at the Lotus Colony Health Post in Mumbai, India. The health post immunizes about 200 children each week.
A young girl's hand rests in the hand of her mother as they wait for vaccination in India.
A bicycle stands in an African street with a Kick Polio Out of Africa bag over its handlebars.
Local public health staff member conducts a vaccination interview with a family in the Rumphi District of Malawi.
Masked health workers walk through narrow streets in the Philippines for a vaccination campaign held during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic.
Health workers carry vaccines through the rain in the Philippines, 2020.
Young boys gather around a visiting CDC truck.
Children proudly lift their marked fingers (showing proof of their vaccination) in Cambodia.