World Immunization Week is a global public health campaign to raise awareness and increase rates of immunization against vaccine-preventable diseases around the world. It takes place each year during last week of April from 24 to 29 April 2017 with the theme “#Vaccines Work”. Protecting child’s health is very important for parents. That’s why most parents choose immunization. Nothing protects babies better from serious childhood diseases. Choose immunization. It’s the powerful defense that’s safe, proven, and effective.
During celebration, we started a new initiative. We organized Awareness talks, Videos testimonials, School activities etc. and the main focus of this week was to increase the awareness of immunization. Even print media recognized what at Chaitanya we are doing for society. In other words of …..
Mr. Rakesh Banerjee – “Vaccines save lives”
“Vaccines save lives and protect against the spread of disease. If you decide not to immunize your child, you put your child at risk. Your child could catch a disease that is dangerous or deadly. Getting vaccinated is much better than getting the disease…”
Ms. Nancy – “Vaccines are necessary”
“Yes, I made the decision to vaccinate my children at a schedule that I agreed upon with my pediatrician. Vaccines are the most cost-effective health care interventions there are. Money spent on a childhood vaccination not only helps save a life, but greatly reduces spending on future healthcare.”