Saolta University Healthcare Group 

Launched in 2017 by UNICEF Ireland Ambassador Joe Canning and the Saolta Group the “Get a Vaccine, Give a Vaccine” has increased flu vaccine uptake among their staff will contributing to UNICEF’s global polio eradication efforts.

For every flu vaccine received by a healthcare worker, the equivalent of 10 vaccines are donated to UNICEF’s ‘End Polio’ campaign.

In the 2019/2020 flu season 4,769 staff from the group received their flu vaccine resulting in 47,690 polio vaccines ‘donations’ from the ‘Get a Vaccine, Give a Vaccine’ campaign.

A girl receives a dose of oral polio vaccine during an emergency polio immunization campaign in the city of Hargeisa, in Somaliland.