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immunize

verb counterbalance, countervail, free, grant immunity, guard against, inoculate, make safe, not affected by, offset, preserve, privileged, protect, resist, safeguard, shield, shield from damage, shield from danger, shield from injury, unsusceptible to, vaccinate against
See also: protect
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Dr Jean-Marie Okwo-Bele, WHO Director of Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals, said, "At WHO our main concern today is the fact that one out of five children is missed out of routine immunization and that means that 21.
Afghan children badly need greater access to immunization.
There's a checklist of immunizations our young people should have which can be found on the Your Choice webpage," said Trish Parnell, director of PKIDs (Parents of Kids with Infectious Diseases).
To address low vaccination coverage among adults, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently updated and released the Adult Immunization Standards of Practice.
An additional benefit is the reduction in administrative time that has been required to manually enter immunizations into KSWebIZ.
The money will go towards reaching more children with basic vaccines, improving health care systems and introducing new vaccines such as those for pneumococcus, rotavirus, meningitis and Japanese encephalitis, a UNICEF and WHO report said Child immunization is the act of preventing childhood diseases such as diphtheria, whooping cough, tetanus, poliomyelitis, typhoid and childhood tuberculosis, measles, chicken pox and small pox by giving chemical substances, which contains the contributing organization at a reduced viral state.
From that initial program, their "KICK Packet" program ("Keeping Immunizations Current for Kids") has been expanded to seven Tulsa area hospitals, Claremore Indian Hospital, and Emergency Infant Services of Tulsa--at no cost.
Accomplishments include an increase in immunization coverage levels within DHD clinics, an increased registry of child immunization records and an increase in up-to-date immunizations for WIC enrollees.
ACIP recommended that an immunization program be launched to prevent the effects of a possible pandemic.
Unfortunately, many parents don't see these diseases, so they don't see the importance of immunizations.
Rates like that won't do much to improve any adult immunization levels, said Dr.