The last week of April every year is observed as World Immunisation Week (WIW) in order to promote the use of vaccines for the protection of people of all age-groups against disease.
The WIW 2019 observed from 24-30th April, carrying the theme “Protected Together: Vaccines Work”. It was observed for the very first time in 2012.
Static/Current Takeaways Important for LIC AAO Exam:
- WHO Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland, Director general: Tedros Adhanom.