Vaccination Week in the Americas

Integrated Activities

For historical information on the integration of other health interventions during VWA, the following open-access article published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases may be of interest: Vaccination Week in the Americas: An Opportunity to Integrate Other Health Services With Immunization.

  Some countries and territories take advantage of the platform created by Vaccination Week in the Americas to integrate other preventative health interventions together with their vaccination campaigns, such as vitamin A supplementation, deworming treatment and various screening procedures. The below Menu of Interventionswas prepared by technical staff in the Healthy Life Course Project at PAHO to provide a list of integration ideas for countries and territories to consider in their VWA planning.