Ministry of Health issuing a call for Dominicans, particularly the elderly and children to get vaccinated
The Ministry of Health is issuing a call for Dominicans, particularly the elderly and children to get vaccinated.
That call forms part of activities to mark ‘World Vaccination Week’ this week under the theme, ‘Go for the Gold, Get Vaccinated.’
Senior Health Nurse in the Ministry of Health, Florestine Lewis, says the vaccinations are necessary to combat several diseases currently around.
Senior Health Nurse in the Ministry of Health Florestine Lewis
The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates active immunization currently averts 2-3million deaths every year.
However; 22.6million infants worldwide are still missing out on basic vaccines mostly in developing countries.
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