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European Immunization Week celebrated in Kosovo
Pristhtinë/Priština, 23 April 2011 – WHO and UNICEF Offices in Kosovo, in cooperation with Ministry of Health, opened the European Immunization Week in Kosovo (23 – 30 April 2011).

European Immunization Week 2011 kicks off throughout the region
BRUSSELS, 26 April, 2011 — At least 42,000 measles cases were reported in Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia spreading across borders in the past 15 months underlining the need to share solutions for reaching immunization goals, UNICEF said today.

European Immunization Week launched in BiH - “Love them, protect them, immunize them”
SARAJEVO, 26 April 2011 - Under the slogan Love them, protect them, immunize them the sixth European Immunization Week was launched today.

Turkmenistan launches polio vaccination campaign
Around 600,000 Turkmenistan children from birth to five years old will receive vital drops against polio as part of the Polio Vaccination Campaign that starts on 25 April 2011.

New rounds of polio immunization start in Tajikistan today
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan, 18 April 2011 – About 1.1 children under the age of 5 will be vaccinated against polio during the new round of National Immunisation Days (NIDs) that start throughout Tajikistan today.

National campaign against polio launched in Kyrgyzstan
BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan, 18 April 2011 – Today, the Deputy Minister of Health, the UNICEF Representative and WHO staff officially launched the first round of the national immunisation campaign against polio.

UNICEF supplies Kazakhstan with polio vaccines
ASTANA, Kazakhstan, 15 April 2011 – The Ministry of Health of Kazakhstan with the support from the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Kazakhstan will run a national immunization campaign against polio for children under 6 years old.

Thanks for giving a chance to live! UNICEF-PAMPERS “One Pack-One Vaccine” project continues
The Metropolis shopping mall in northwest Moscow hosted a charity exhibition “Laos. Hearts and Smiles”, which was arranged by Pampers and the United Nation’s Children’s Fund (UNICEF) under the “One Pack - One Vaccine” joint project.

National immunization days against polio kick off in Abkhazia
Polio campaign in Abkhazia

Sixth round of immunisation wraps up Tajikistan’s polio vaccination campaign in 2010
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan, 9 November 2010 – About 2.7 million children under 15 years of age will be vaccinated against polio in the sixth round of the national polio immunisation campaign that started in Tajikistan yesterday.

New round of polio immunisation campaign starts to maximise children’s protection against polio in Tajikistan
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan / October 4, 2010 - Almost 2.7 million children under 15 years of age will be vaccinated during the new round of polio immunisation that is starting today in Tajikistan.

Kazakh Health Minister and UNICEF Representative launch National Immunization Days against polio
Astana, 6 September 2010 – Kazakh Health Minister Zhaksylyk Doskaliyev and UNICEF Representative in Kazakhstan Hanaa Singer launched today the National Immunization Days against polio.

Second stage of national polio immunization campaign begins in Kyrgyzstan
BISHKEK, Kyrgyz Republic - August 23, 2010 - In order to prevent an outbreak and spread in Kyrgyzstan of the polio virus, on Monday 23 August throughout the territory of the country, the second stage of the campaign to immunize children under 5 begins.

Polio-eradication partners monitor life-saving immunization drive in Tajikistan
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan, 22 June 2010 – The fourth round of a national immunization campaign against polio has just been completed in Tajikistan, targeting almost 3 million children under the age of 15.

Number of reported suspected polio cases on the decrease in Tajikistan as the fourth immunization round begins
The polio immunisation campaign is having a substantial impact on the number of reported suspected cases in Tajikistan, with more than 85 per cent total decrease from the peak period.



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