Днес започва World Immunization Week (24-30 April 2018)

Protected Together, #VaccinesWork

World Immunization Week (24-30 April 2018)

Key facts


(1.) Immunization prevents illness, disability and death from vaccine-preventable diseases including Cervical Cancer, Diphtheria, Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Pertussis (Whooping Cough), Pneumonia, Polio, Rotavirus Diarrhoea, Rubella and Tetanus.

(2.) Global vaccination coverage has stalled at 86%, with no significant changes during the past year.

(3.) Uptake of new and underused vaccines is increasing.

(4.) An estimated 19.5 million infants worldwide are still missing out on basic vaccines.



1. World Health Organization (WHO), Key facts, 08 February 2018. http://www.who.int/en/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/immunization-coverage


Гл. ас. д-р Магдалена Баймакова, д.м.

Специалист "Инфекциозни болести"

24 април 2018