In a new position paper published in today, WHO recommends the implementation of pilot projects to understand how to best use a vaccine that protects against malaria in young children.
A WHO commentary posted today highlights the need for the isolated gains in immunization achieved in several countries to become the norm in all countries. Many are still way off-track towards reaching the global immunization goals. So, how do we get back on track?
Globally, 1 in 5 children still do not receive routine life-saving immunizations, and an estimated 1.5 million children die each year of diseases that could be prevented by vaccines that already exist. WHO recommends how to reduce the pain at the time of vaccination across all age groups.
In a new position paper published in today’s edition of the Weekly Epidemiological Record, WHO provides recommendations to reduce pain and anxiety during vaccination which can be applied in all countries worldwide.