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The Ireland East Hospital Group launches staff flu vaccination campaign and partners with UNICEF to help save lives

‘Get a Vaccine Give a Vaccine’ will provide children with life-saving immunisation The Ireland East Hospital Group (IEHG) has launched its 2020-2021 Staff Flu Vaccination Campaign. This year, on account of COVID-19, it has never been more important for healthcare workers to get the flu vaccine and to highlight this message and encourage staff to … Continued

UNICEF and WHO ready to support immediate polio vaccination campaign in Ukraine

UN agencies concerned further delay puts 1.8 million children’s lives at risk   KYIV/COPENHAGEN/GENEVA, 9 October 2015 – Six weeks after the polio outbreak in Ukraine, UNICEF and WHO have stepped up calls for an immediate first round of nationwide polio vaccination. Ukraine’s Ministry of Health confirmed two cases of polio on 1 September. They were … Continued