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World Immunization Week 2016: Close the immunization gap (24-30 April 2016)

World Immunization Week – celebrated in the last week of April – aims to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease. Immunization saves millions of lives and is widely recognized as one of the world’s most successful and cost-effective health interventions.

Try this quiz - How much do you know about immunization? http://www.who.int/campaigns/immunization-week/2016/quiz/en/

5 May 2016 SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands newsletter, slogan and image!



5 May 2016 campaign information featured in the latest WHO SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands newsletter.

Publications, technical guidance on Zika virus

WHO, together with partners, has developed technical guidance and training materials that can be used by countries to further strengthen their capacities to prepare and respond to Zika virus disease, microcephaly and Guillain–Barré syndrome.

World AIDS Day 2015: Getting to Zero

On World AIDS Day WHO emphasizes that expanding antiretroviral therapy to all people living with HIV is key to ending the AIDS epidemic within a generation.

European HIV-Hepatitis Testing Week - From diagnosis to live-saving treatment: testing is the first step



Starting today, some 400 organisations Europe-wide are hosting activities to increase awareness of the benefits of HIV and hepatitis testing. These diseases can be asymptomatic for a long time and many people are unaware of their infection. From 20 to 27 November 2015, ECDC supports European HIV-Hepatitis Testing Week and makes it easier for everyone to locate the nearest HIV testing site in Europe with the newly-launched HIV Test Finder

 

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