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The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) partnered with [[Sesame Workshop]] in [[2007]] to promote child immunizations throughout the Americas during '''Vaccination Week in the Americas''' (April 21-28, 2007).
 
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) partnered with [[Sesame Workshop]] in [[2007]] to promote child immunizations throughout the Americas during '''Vaccination Week in the Americas''' (April 21-28, 2007).
   
Vaccination Week in the Americas is designed to raise awareness of the importance of immunization and to improve vaccination coverage, particularly in difficult-to-reach populations and areas with historically low coverage. Since 2003, the event has reached over 147 million children and adults.
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Vaccination Week in the Americas is an event designed to raise awareness of the importance of immunization and to improve vaccination coverage, particularly in difficult-to-reach populations and areas with historically low coverage. Since 2003, the program has reached over 147 million children and adults.
   
''[[Sesame Street]]'' and ''[[Plaza Sesamo]]'' characters appeared on flyers, posters, publicity material and "I've Been Vaccinated" stickers to promote the hemisphere-wide effort. Characters featured include [[Bert]], [[Ernie]], [[Elmo]], [[Grover]], [[Oscar the Grouch]], [[Count von Count]], [[Zoe]], [[Rosita]], [[Abelardo]], [[Pancho Contreras]], and [[Lola]]. The materials were presented English, French and Spanish and were featured in [[United States of America|the United States]], Latin America, the Caribbean and South America during the campaign.
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''[[Sesame Street]]'' and ''[[Plaza Sesamo]]'' characters appeared on flyers, posters, publicity material and "I've Been Vaccinated" stickers to promote the hemisphere-wide effort. Characters featured include [[Bert]], [[Ernie]], [[Elmo]], [[Grover]], [[Oscar the Grouch]], [[Count von Count]], [[Zoe]], [[Rosita]], [[Abelardo]], [[Pancho Contreras]], and [[Lola]]. The materials were presented in English, French and Spanish and were featured in [[United States of America|the United States]], Latin America, the Caribbean and South America during the campaign.
   
 
Sesame Workshop’s participation in the program was a part of their [[Healthy Habits for Life]] initiative.
 
Sesame Workshop’s participation in the program was a part of their [[Healthy Habits for Life]] initiative.
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==External Links==
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==External links==
 
*[http://www.paho.org Pan American Health Organization] - Official Site
 
*[http://www.paho.org Pan American Health Organization] - Official Site
 
*[http://www.paho.org/English/DD/PIN/pr070420.htm Official Press Release]
 
*[http://www.paho.org/English/DD/PIN/pr070420.htm Official Press Release]

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The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) partnered with Sesame Workshop in 2007 to promote child immunizations throughout the Americas during Vaccination Week in the Americas (April 21-28, 2007).

Vaccination Week in the Americas is an event designed to raise awareness of the importance of immunization and to improve vaccination coverage, particularly in difficult-to-reach populations and areas with historically low coverage. Since 2003, the program has reached over 147 million children and adults.

Sesame Street and Plaza Sesamo characters appeared on flyers, posters, publicity material and "I've Been Vaccinated" stickers to promote the hemisphere-wide effort. Characters featured include Bert, Ernie, Elmo, Grover, Oscar the Grouch, Count von Count, Zoe, Rosita, Abelardo, Pancho Contreras, and Lola. The materials were presented in English, French and Spanish and were featured in the United States, Latin America, the Caribbean and South America during the campaign.

Sesame Workshop’s participation in the program was a part of their Healthy Habits for Life initiative.


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