Friday, 19 Oct 2018
Health

UNICEF delivered another 800,000 doses of vaccine to Ukraine measles

In Ukraine, the “Prioriks” vaccine produced by GlaxoSmithKline is supplied, which has state registration and is prequalified by WHO, the website says. MH .

In February, through the Ministry of Health and UNICEF, through an acute need, the accelerated delivery of 220,000 doses of the KPC vaccine for the response to a measles outbreak was carried out. In total this year Ukraine will receive more than 2 million doses of measles vaccine. This amount should be sufficient for vaccination against measles for all age groups of children who need it.

The Ministry of Health and UNICEF urge parents to vaccinate children according to the calendar of preventive vaccinations: a year and six years.

Let’s remind, for the first three months of 2018 in Ukraine measles fell ill almost 10 thousand people , eight deaths have been reported.

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