Fact Sheet Immunization
Immunization in Bosnia and Herzegovina (2015)
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Immunization is a core component of the human right to health and an individual, community and government responsibility. Protected from the threat of vaccine –preventable diseases, immunized children have the opportunity to thrive and a better chance of realizing their full potential
The Global Vaccine Action Plan (GVAP) is a framework approved by the World Health Assembly in May 2012 to achieve the Decade of Vaccines vision by delivering universal access to immunization. One of the GVAP targets is to reach 90% national coverage and 80% in every administrative unit with all vaccines in national programmes.