immunisation


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Synonyms for immunisation

the act of making immune (especially by inoculation)

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Immunisation of children requires consent from parents and caregivers.
Practices chosen were those that had achieved immunisation coverage for their enrolled population of greater than 90 per cent for one or more of the immunisation age milestones for infants up to two years of age.
Heads of State from across Africa have endorsed the Addis Declaration on Immunisation (ADI), also known as the Ministerial Declaration on Universal Access to Immunisation, the World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean announced on Tuesday.
Immunisation is one of the most cost effective public health interventions, which directly or indirectly prevents the bulk of mortality in under-fives.
The Queensland Specialist Immunisation Service, which will be funded annually at a cost of $1.
Despite health facility immunisation coverage figures that exceed 95%, the Western Cape Province (WC) of SA experienced a major measles outbreak in 2009/2010.
This came on the eve of a scientific conference about immunisation, which was organised in connection with World Immunization Week, by the Central Administration for Preventive Medicine at the Ministry of Health today in Sharjah.
In response to this research, the makers of Calpol have launched a new Immunisation Support Pack, which contains free resources for parents to help calm their fears.
Dr Ali Al Marzouqi, director of public health and safety at DHA, told Gulf News that a multi-national population mix in Dubai meant that many parents preferred to follow the vaccination schedules tailored for their home countries and this was affecting the national immunisation programme.
Dr Sin Owen, community paediatrician and chair of the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board Immunisation Group said: "On behalf of the Health Board's immunisation group, I am delighted that we are supporting European Immunisation Week 2011.
Serum levels of antibody to toxoid during tetanus and after specific immunisation of patients with tetanus.
The demand for flu vaccine is growing rapidly as both consumers and governments recognise the health and economic benefits of immunisation.
The latest snapshot of Australia's immunisation rates is good news for Western Australia, with the proportion of fully vaccinated five-year-old children reaching a record high.
She said that Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance is a public-private partnership committed to saving children's lives and protecting people's health by increasing access to immunisation in poor countries.
Summary: DUBAI - Hospitals and clinics in the emirate have been given six months to be licensed as Vaccine Qualified Clinics in order to be able to offer immunisation services, according to a new policy outlined by the Dubai Health Authority on Sunday.