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Eritrea Wins Award for Immunization Program

Immunization Award
The Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI) is a World Health Organization program with the goal to make vaccines available to all children.


Eritrea has received an award for outstanding achievement in the Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI).

The award was organized by the World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

Eritrea was nominated for the award at the conference held in the first week of September in Entebbe, Uganda, in which 22 countries from the Horn of Africa and Southern part of Africa participated.

Dr. Andebrhan Tesfatsion, Director General of Public Health at the Eritrean Ministry of Health, underlined that vaccination programs are among the outstanding achievements Eritrea is registering. He also said that Eritrea has received the international award for the third time. Continue reading Eritrea Wins Award for Immunization Program