May 2022: Philippines conducts pediatric immunization catch-up campaign

The Philippines held a two-day pediatric vaccination campaign against preventable diseases such as hepatitis B, polio, measles, mumps and rubella from May 26-27. Chikiting Bakunation Day aimed to provide routine and catch-up immunization for all children age 2 and younger, including at least 80% of the approximately 1.1 million infants who have missed routine immunizations since 2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. SunStar Manila

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