Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals


9 April 2015

Lao People's Democratic Republic to protect more than 1.5 million children from Japanese encephalitis

On 1 April 2015, Lao PDR became the first country to use support from Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance to protect its children from Japanese encephalitis.

"Protecting the children of Lao PDR from this vaccine-preventable disease for which no specific treatment is available is another step forward towards attaining the MDG4,” said WHO representative in Lao PDR, Dr Juliet Fleischl.

Fact sheets

Fact sheets on vaccines and immunization

Millennium Development Goals

Immunization's contribution to reaching the Millennium Development Goal on child survival

News archive

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Immunization highlights

An overview of key achievements by WHO and partners in the area of immunization. Now published annually


Calendar of key immunization events and features on vaccine and report launches, exhibits and advocacy efforts

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13 April 2015

RFP: Develop statistical tools for survey data analysis

31 March 2015

Call for proposals - Junior laboratory consultant

26 March 2015