World Immunization Week 2020 (April 24-30)

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World Immunization Week 2020

CDC’s Global Immunization Division leads the U.S. Government’s efforts in what is widely recognized as one of the most effective of public health missions – vaccination against preventable diseases – a coordinated global mission that saves millions of lives every year.

CDC’s Global Immunization Division leads the U.S. Government’s efforts in what is widely recognized as one of the most effective of public health missions – vaccination against preventable diseases
Vaccines Work for All, the 2020 World Immunization Week theme, highlights the heroes who work to develop and deliver vaccines, and those who receive vaccines to protect the health of everyone, everywhere.

DIRECTOR’S MESSAGE

Vaccines Work for All, the 2020 World Immunization Week theme, highlights the heroes who work to develop and deliver vaccines, and those who receive vaccines to protect the health of everyone, everywhere.

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The Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) program, including CDC, is drawing on years of experience fighting outbreaks and reaching underserved communities to support governments as they prepare and respond to COVID-19.

FEATURE STORY

The Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) program, including CDC, is drawing on years of experience fighting outbreaks and reaching underserved communities to support governments as they prepare and respond to COVID-19.
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1 in 10 children worldwide are missing out on vaccines

SOCIAL MEDIA CARDS

1 in 10 children worldwide are missing out on vaccines
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In the NACCHO Podcast Series, Ian Goldstein talks with Dr. William Schluter, Director of CDC’s Global Immunization Division, Center for Global Health.

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In the NACCHO Podcast Series, Ian Goldstein talks with Dr. William Schluter, Director of CDC’s Global Immunization Division, Center for Global Health. Mr. Goldstein and Dr. Schluter discussed World Immunization Week (April 24 to 30) and the importance of immunization in improving the health and well-being of individuals worldwide. They also discussed the many gains that have been made in immunization globally and where challenges still exist.
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Calendar

May 17 – World Hypertension Day

May 31 – World No Tobacco Day

June 14 – World Blood Donor Day

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Content source: Global Health