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Africa to observe Vaccination Week 2013



The African continent will observe the Africa Vaccination Week 2013 from 24th to 27th this month. The week will be dedicated to eradicating polio. During the four days, health officials will take part in the vaccination exercise of children below the ages of 5, by giving them doses of the oral polio vaccine, free of charge, irrespective of their previous immunization status. The objective of the African Vaccination Week is to strengthen national immunization programs by raising awareness on the value and importance of immunization services.




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