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An Introduction to the Global Immunization Vision and Strategy

This brochure describes the Global Immunization Vision and Strategy (GIVS), which aims to protect more people against more diseases. It describes achievements in childhood immunization and the benefits of this key and cost-effective health intervention, as well as needs, challenges, the cost of immunization programs, and resource requirements. The document also provides the four strategic areas of GIVS and the immunization goals it has established.

Author: World Health Organization; United Nations Children's Fund

Published: 2009

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Resource types: Fact sheet

Diseases/vaccines: Not disease/vaccine specific

Topics: General information, Childhood immunization, Introduction and service delivery, Immunization financing

Regions: Global