World Immunization Week – IFMSA-Egypt

Name of the activity: World Immunization Week

Country/NMO: IFMSA-Egypt

Program: Communicable Diseases

Contact information: contact [email protected] to get in touch with the Activity Coordinator

Type of the activity: First-time Activity

Category: Campaign

Focus area: Work to increase rate of Vaccination

Sustainable Development Goals addressed: SDG 3 (Good Health and Well-Being)

Problem statement:

 (WHO) estimates active immunization currently averts 2 to 3 million deaths every year. However, 22.6 million infants worldwide are still missing out on basic vaccines, mostly in developing countries. In Egypt, Only 31% of the total population who got vaccinated, Although the availability of a diversity of the internationally-approved vaccines, the efforts done by the ministry of Health to raise awareness to increase the rate of vaccination which help in reducing the COVID-19 crisis in Egypt.

Target groups:

  • General population
  • Medical students
  • Healthcare Students
  • Youth


  • General population
  • Medical students
  • Healthcare Students
  • Youth


1- Empowering 30 Advocates from IFMSA-Egypt members  with needed knowledge about vaccination  and Immunization in April 2022

2- Raise Awareness of 6000 of the public about misconceptions of vaccination and the importance of vaccination in April  2022 

3-Introduce the link between Human rights , medical education , and reproductive health with vaccination, highlighting how each of them affect or is affected by the vaccination and immunization status in egypt, to 1000 Medical Students in April 2022

Indicators of Success:

1.1: Number of IFMSA-Egypt members able to advocate about Vaccination and immunization by the end of April 2022. (Minimum 30)

1.2: Number of Webinars conducted about Vaccination and immunization topics  by the end of April 2022 (At least 1).

2.:Reach  of online campaigns published on our social media platforms  by the end of April 2022 

3.1:90% of students Number of medical students understand  link between Human rights , medical education , and reproductive health with vaccination by the end of April

3.2: Reach of internal online Campaign on these topics and students’ engagement with it 



Open call for SWG of one activity Coordinator and 3 members 

2: Online campaign

2.1;IFMSA-Egypt official page 

Conduct a 3-day online campaign correcting misconceptions about Vaccination and answering questions about it

2.2;IFMSA-Egypt internal groups

Conduct a 2-day online campaign in different topics in each committee group (HIV and HPV , discrimination in vaccination, Researches on vaccines)


conduct a 2-day online webinar discussing basics of vaccination , conducting a  simulation on vaccination stakeholders ,  conducting a debate on obligatory vaccination and at the end will be an open discussion with other committees

Plans for evaluation:

1.1 Conducting pre- and post-assessment to be filled by the participants of webinar to assess the gained knowledge about Vaccination and immunization 

1.2 Observing the number and rate of participation of attendees during the webinar .

  1. Follow up the reach and engagement with the online Campaigns post 

3.1 observe the  engagement of medical students with GIFs questions in the Facebook group to know how much did they understand link between vaccinations and other topics in other committees

3.2 follow the reach of internal online Campaigns post 

4.1Create activity reporting template

4.2 Make an impact report at the end of the activity and analyze each part of the activity

External collaborations:


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