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World Immunization Week 2024

World Immunization Week 2024

World Immunization Week, celebrated in the last week of April, aims to highlight the collective action needed to promote the use of vaccines to protect people against diseases.

Let’s capitilize this impactful week & carry forward the momentum, continuing to prioritize immunization efforts and safeguard the health of our communities. Let’s continue working together with Federal Directorate of Immunization towards a healthier, happier future!

Video Messages on World Immunization Week 2024

  • Message from Dr. Malik Mukhtar Ahmad Bharath, Honourable Coordinator to Prime Minister on National Health Services, Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations & Coordination
  • Message From Mr. Nadeem Mahbub, Worthly Federal Health Secretary, Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations & Coordination

Message from Dignitaries

World Immunization Week 2024 Commemoration Event:

As per the directives of Dr. Muhammad Ahmad Kazi, Director General Health/FDI, Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations & Coordination Islamabad, The Federal Directorate of Immunization in collaboration with UNICEF Pakistan, World Health Organization- Pakistan, Gates Foundation, Pakistan Polio Eradication Initiative, DHO Office Islamabad, and other partner organizations organized a National-level World Immunization Week Commemoration Event.

The key note speakers included Dr. Zafar Iqbal Channa, Director Technical, FDI, Dr. Zaeem Zia, DHO Islamabad, Mr. Inoussa Kabore, Deputy Representative UNICEF Pakistan, Dr. Raul Bonifacio, EPI Team Lead World Health Organization- Pakistan and Dr. Nabeela Ali, CoP, JSI/USAID.

All speakers paid tribute to the front line health care workers and the parents/care providers and stated that the successful conclusion of World Immunization Week 2024 in Pakistan marks a significant milestone in our nation’s commitment to public health. Thanks to the collaborative efforts of the Federal Directorate of Immunization, UNICEF Pakistan, World Health Organization- Pakistan and all stakeholders involved, we’ve made strides in promoting immunization awareness and access throughout the country. From engaging activities to informative campaigns, this week showcased our collective dedication to ensuring every individual has access to life-saving vaccines.

Video on EPI Journey:

The Federal Directorate of Immunization with immense pleasure shares the The Expanded Programme on Immunization – Pakistan 50 years journey video highlighting remarkable legacy of dedication, progress, and impact.

The video depicts, how the EPI programme has been instrumental in transforming the landscape of public health in Pakistan, significantly reducing the burden of vaccine-preventable diseases and improving the well-being of millions. The video reflects on the program’s evolution, highlighting key milestones, achievements, and challenges overcome along the way. It also showcases the tireless efforts of healthcare workers, policymakers, and communities in expanding access to life-saving vaccines, promoting awareness, and ensuring equity in immunization services.

FDI Anthem:

(EPI Programme Song, A tribute to the Front Line Health Care Workers and Parents/Care Providers)

Let’s continue working together with Federal Directorate of Immunization towards a healthier, happier future!

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