General immunization was put on hold during the pandemic.
This week, the Autonomous Region of Bougainville officially launched its World Immunization Week in Malasang Aid Post, North Region.
AROB Secretary for Health, Clement Totavun said that immunization was the backbone of public health.
“Immunization saves lives, it protects you, your family, and your community from common diseases and it also protects future generations by reducing the risk of serious diseases.”
The theme for this year’s World Immunization Week (WIW) is 'Long life for all’.