Vaccination Week in the Americas 2004

From April 24 to 30, countries from Canada to the tip of South America and throughout the Caribbean will be part of an unprecedented Vaccination Week in the Americas. The beneficiaries will be millions of children, young women, and seniors, mostly in remote areas.

Technical Background Information

Graphic Material

(Includes high-resolution versions, suitable for downloading)

Monica's Gang Comic Book
Famous Brazilian Cartoon Characters Help Spread the Message About Vaccines
( PDF, 1.36MB)

Radio Spots

These radio spots—produced for the English-speaking Caribbean—can be used by radio stations or played in the communities to promote the Vaccination Week.


These Public Service Announcements (PSAs) invite people to participate in the campaign.

For more information on this and other PAHO events, please contact the Office of Public Information, e-mail: