Update: 08:34 | 13/06/2018
Hanoi will observe the WHO Immunisation Week this June with a call for improving vaccines that are effective in preventing infectious diseases and joining hands to protect the community.
The Immunisation Week aims to raise public awareness of the importance of vaccination.
The information was released by Dang Duc Anh, Director of the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE), at a conference held in Hanoi, on June 12.
The week, to be held from June 24 to
In the same reviewed period, the number of pertussis cases declined and no diphtheria cases were recorded.
The Immunisation Week was initiated in 2011 by the World Health Organisation. Some 180 countries and territories worldwide have joined the event.