About the programme

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The vision of the vaccine-preventable diseases and immunization programme is to ensure that no children die from a vaccine-preventable disease. The programme aims to control, eliminate or eradicate all vaccine-preventable diseases in the Eastern Mediterranean Region through promoting the use of vaccines and technologies of assured quality and ensuring safe immunization practices.

Related links

Global immunization strategy (WHA58.15)

Scaling up the Expanded Programme on Immunization to meet global and regional targets (EM/RC44/R.6)

The growing threats of hepatitis B and C in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: a call for action (EM/RC56/R.5)