Celebrate World Immunization Week, 24-30 April 2024

This World Immunization Week, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) recognizes the life-saving power of vaccines and the dedication of vaccine champions who are committed to protecting every child from vaccine-preventable diseases – from health workers and social mobilizers to government leaders and donors. Their work has gotten us 99.9% of the way to a polio-free world, and with renewed commitment we can stop the virus for good.

Join us as we celebrate progress in immunization and call for continued action to reach every child and create a polio-free world by sharing the content below across your social media channels. 

Relevant Handles and Hashtags

Primary hashtags:

  • #EndPolio
  • #MakePolioHistory
  • #HumanlyPossible
  • #WorldImmunizationWeek

Secondary hashtags:

  • #AVW2024 (African Vaccination Week)
  • #VaccinesWork

General social content to celebrate World Immunization Week

Ever wonder who’s behind the scenes, ensuring vaccines reach every child?   

Ending polio is a global effort featuring many partners, governments, & donors – but health workers make this goal #HumanlyPossible. This #WorldImmunizationWeek, let’s honor their dedication & compassion!  [Insert Polio Workers Impact GIF]

Every year, vaccine-preventable diseases like polio put countless children at risk.  

This #WorldImmunizationWeek, we say thank you to the health workers who tirelessly strive to reach every last child. Your commitment continues to pave the way to a healthier future for all!  [Insert Polio Workers Impact GIF]

The path to polio eradication has been one of the largest collective global health missions ever.
A polio-free world is #HumanlyPossible, and with the finish line in sight, we want to thank everyone who is helping to #MakePolioHistory

 [Insert Thank You GIF]

Every action counts in creating a healthier future – from parent to policymaker. 

This #WorldImmunizationWeek, let’s continue working together to ensure everyone can access essential vaccines. Together we can protect communities, save lives, and #EndPolio. 💉🌍
[Insert Thank You GIF]

For more WIW content from our immunization partners, visit the global immunization toolkit!

GPEI partner content to celebrate World Immunization Week

One step at a time, health workers are helping protect children in Yemen from the dangers of polio—including with a new vaccine. Find out how support from @WHOYemen is making progress possible: https://bit.ly/4404eNQ  [Include Yemen nOPV2 GIF]

Together, we have the opportunity to end polio for good. @CDCgov and partners are working to ensure that no child, anywhere in the world, is paralyzed by #polio again. Here’s how: http://www.cdc.gov/polio 

#WorldImmunizationWeek #VaccinesWork #HumanlyPossible

Everyone, everywhere should be vaccinated against polio.
Two polio survivors and a @UNICEF officer on the frontlines of efforts to #EndPolio share their stories of resilience and hope. Read their inspiring journeys here: https://bit.ly/44ix3Fv

Nigeria worked hard to eradicate wild polio from its borders 🇳🇬 Now, thanks to a new vaccine – nOPV2 – it’s making immense strides in eliminating variant polio too.

➡️Learn more about Nigeria’s extraordinary #EndPolio success story:

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🤔 Why do we believe #VaccinesWork?

💡Because thanks to vaccines, we have gone from wild polio cases in 125 countries in 1988 to just 2️⃣ countries today. #EndPolio #WorldImmunizationWeek

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Every year, @Rotary and partners work together to immunize 400 million children against polio, bringing us closer to a world free from this preventable disease. Together, we’re not just saving lives, we’re writing history. #EndPolio #WorldImmunizationWeek

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Recognize partners and donors for their continued support

India’s journey to becoming polio-free is a testament to what strong vaccination efforts can achieve. Now, we must apply those lessons globally, so every child has a shot at a healthy life. @mindadentler #EndPolio #VaccinesWork 
Read more here: https://bit.ly/3xB5laq    

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