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Protecting Our Future: World Immunization Week 2024

April 24 @ 8:00 am - April 30 @ 5:00 pm

Join us at Y-PEER Somalila as we celebrate World Immunization Week 2024, dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of vaccination in protecting against preventable diseases. Through a series of engaging and informative events, we aim to empower communities to make informed decisions about their health and the health of their loved ones.
Locations: Garowe, Mogadishu, Kismayo, Lasanod, Galkayo, Bosaso, Afgoye
Dates: 24-30 April 2024
Event Schedule:
  • Day 1: Immunization Awareness Campaign
– Launch of a social media campaign highlighting the benefits of immunization and addressing common myths and misconceptions.
– Distribution of informational pamphlets and posters in local communities.
  • Day 2: Vaccine Education Symposium
– Panel discussions featuring healthcare professionals, researchers, and community leaders discussing the importance of vaccination and addressing concerns.
– Workshops on vaccine safety and efficacy, tailored for parents, caregivers, and community members.
  • Day 3: Community Outreach Day
– Mobile vaccination clinics in underserved areas, providing free vaccines for children and adults.
– Door-to-door awareness campaigns led by trained volunteers, providing information and resources on immunization.
  • Day 4: Youth Engagement Workshop
– Interactive workshops for youth, emphasizing their role as advocates for vaccination in their communities.
– Creative activities such as poster-making competitions and skits promoting vaccine awareness.
  • Day 5: Health Fair and Immunization Drive
– Health fair featuring booths from local healthcare organizations, government agencies, and NGOs, providing information on immunization services and resources.
– On-site immunization drive offering vaccines for common diseases, with trained healthcare professionals available to address questions and concerns.
*Day 6: Advocacy and Policy Forum*
– Roundtable discussions with policymakers, advocating for increased access to vaccines and strengthening immunization programs.
– Development of a community action plan to promote vaccination uptake and address barriers to immunization.
*Day 7: Closing Ceremony and Pledge for Action*
– Recap of the week’s events and achievements.
– Pledge for continued action and advocacy for immunization, signed by participants and community leaders.
– Cultural performances and celebrations showcasing the diversity and unity of our community in protecting public health.
Join us as we unite to protect our future through vaccination. Together, we can ensure a healthier and more resilient community for generations to come. #VaccinesWork #ImmunizeSomalila


April 24 @ 8:00 am
April 30 @ 5:00 pm
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Y-PEER Somalia
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Garowe, Somalia