Ecuador and Peru coordinating childhood immunizations along border

Posted on April 23, 2013 • Filed under: Border Issues, Ecuador, Latin America Health, Peru

Peru and Ecuador made ​​today the launch of Vaccination Week in the Americas (VWA) to protect the child population in the border area against various diseases that can cause disability and even be fatal, reported the Ministry of Health (MoH). Deputy Health Minister, José Carlos Del Carmen Sara, who is in Tumbes, said that diseases “no borders”, which is why the health ministries of both countries develop from 8:00 pm this joint effort to strengthen vaccination. Vaccination, he said, includes sensitize parents on the importance of vaccination and to bring their children to the nearest health facility. Read Article

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