#VaccinesWork!: Sanofi Pasteur underscores the importance of vaccines during World Immunization Week

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In Line with the 2017 World Immunization Week, and under the theme “#VaccinesWork”, Sanofi Pasteur, in collaboration with the Lebanese Pediatric Society (LPS) and the Lebanese Order of Physicians, organized a press conference to highlight the role and the importance of vaccination in preventing infectious diseases.

The press event was led by the President of the Lebanese Pediatric Society and the Head of Medical Experts EURASIA at Sanofi Pasteur.

The event shed light on the importance of immunization in saving millions of lives and is widely recognized as one of the world’s most successful and cost-effective health interventions.

Speakers drew attention on the need to continuously maintain high rates of vaccination to prevent outbreaks and re-emergence of preventable diseases. They also focused on the important role of healthcare professionals as a trusted source of vaccine information, and the role of media in informing and educating the public on the importance of vaccination and in reinforcing the trust in high-quality vaccines.