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New York, July 16 (JEN): More than one in 10 children – almost 20 million worldwide – failed to receive potentially lifesaving vaccines in 2018, the UN said on Monday, citing obstacles including conflict, cost and complacency. more
Vaccines are protecting more children than ever, but millions still miss out on routine immunizations – UN

New York: At the start of World Immunization Week , the United Nations on Tuesday said that while vaccines are protecting more children than ever, more countries need to make immunization ...

Largest yellow fever vaccination campaign in Nigeria’s history under way – UN health agency

New York, Jan 26 (JEN): The Nigerian Government launched a mass vaccination campaign in alliance with the World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday, aiming to immunize more than 25 mill ...

Somalia: UN launches lifesaving vaccination campaign for children facing measles threat

New York, Apr 26 (Just Earth News): Almost 30,000 young Somali children, many of them displaced by a searing drought, are being vaccinated against measles this week in a United Nations-backe ...

UN agencies, partners to launch polio vaccination campaign across Africa

New York, Mar 24 (Just Earth News): More than 116 million children are set to be immunized against polio starting on Saturdayin one of the largest of its kind synchronized vaccination campai ...

Somalia: UN-backed cholera vaccination campaign targets 450,000 people

New York, Mar 16 (Just Earth News): The Government of Somalia has launched an oral cholera vaccination (OCV) campaign on Thursday with the support of the United Nations health agency, target ...

UN-backed measles vaccination campaign to reach 4.7 million children in north-east Nigeria

New York, Jan 27 (Just Earth News): A major vaccination campaign against a measles outbreak in northeast Nigeria is reaching 4.7 million children, according to the United Nations Childrenâ ...

UN agency hails new polio vaccination regimen in South-East Asia that curbs impact on global supply

New York, Jan 13 (Just Earth News): Amid a global shortage of injectable inactivated polio vaccines (IPV), a new inoculation regimen, employed by governments in the South-East Asian region, ...

UN-backed cholera vaccination campaign kicks off on Tuesday in Haiti

New York, Nov 9 (Just Earth News): A vaccination campaign against cholera began on Tuesday in the areas of Haiti hit hard by Hurricane Matthew, with support from the United Nations and other ...

INTERVIEW: UN health official discusses unprecedented vaccination campaign to tackle cholera in Haiti

New York, July 6 (Just Earth News): The World Health Organization (WHO) Representative for Haiti, Jean-Luc Poncelet on Tuesday stressed that vaccines along with water chlorination programmes ...