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UNICEF press releases from Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States from 2012 with a focus on immunization.

A Promise Renewed: Diphtheria Immunization Campaign launched in Tajikistan
Dushanbe, September 24, 2012 – The Government of Tajikistan, with support from UNICEF and WHO, starts the second phase of a national diphtheria vaccination campaign today.

The Russian Federation's USD 1 million grant helps Tajik children and young people boosting immunity levels against diphtheria
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan, 6 June 2012 - UNICEF Tajikistan today received a 1 million US dollar grant from the Russian Federation for the second national diphtheria immunisation campaign this year targeting 2.5 million children and young people.

UNICEF experts join Live Q&A post European Immunization week
GENEVA, 9 May 2012 - UNICEF regional immunization specialist, Oya Zeren Afsar, and communication for development specialist, Sharad Agarwal, will join WHO in a Live Q&A session Thursday to discuss lessons learnt following 2012 European Immunization Week.

Frontline health workers from Armenia air their views
YEREVAN, Armenia, 26 April, 2012 - Armenian frontline health professionals recently highlighted major challenges faced by immunologists-pediatricians and nurses in villages and cities as part of this year`s European Immunization Week which ends on Friday.

European Immunization Week kicks off in Georgia
TBILISI, Georgia, 24 April 2012 - The seventh European Immunization Week (EIW) was kicked-off in Georgia today at a press-conference organized by the First Lady of Georgia and the Deputy Minister of Labour, Health and Social Affairs.

Turkmenistan marks World Immunization Week
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, 23 April 2012 – Turkmenistan has joined the world in marking the seventh European Immunization Week proving its commitment to sustain the fully owned national immunization programme.

The Seventh European Immunization Week kicks off
GENEVA, 21 April 2012 — The seventh European Immunization Week (EIW) will be held kicked off today highlighting the crucial role of front line health workers. All 21 countries in CEECIS with UNICEF offices are taking part in this initiative.



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