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Wednesday, January 01, 2003

A comprehensive World Health Organisation report (click here for the executive summary) has highlighted the importance of immunization as one of the most effective public health interventions ever.

The report calls for accelerated progress with child health + disease control in developing countries and examines the progress being made within the field of immunization.

Despite the numerous challenges posed by vaccine access gaps and emerging/neglected diseases the report makes it abundantly clear that massive health, social + economic gains are possible provided the necessary political will + funds can be found...