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vac·ci·nate

 (văk′sə-nāt′)
v. vac·ci·nat·ed, vac·ci·nat·ing, vac·ci·nates
v.tr.
To inoculate with a vaccine in order to produce immunity to an infectious disease, such as diphtheria or typhus.
v.intr.
To perform vaccinations or a vaccination.

vac′ci·na′tor n.
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Noun1.vaccinator - a medical practitioner who inoculates people against diseasesvaccinator - a medical practitioner who inoculates people against diseases
medical man, medical practitioner - someone who practices medicine
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The guidance, issued last month and signed by chief nurse Jane O'Malley and chief medical officer Don Mackie, said the ministry's legal advice was that Regulation 44A of the Medicines Regulations did not allow the delegation of administration of the vaccine from the authorised vaccinator to the student nurse.
The process comprises three phases: pre-campaign, wherein, over two days, the supervisors visited the chief centres to ensure that the centres and equipment are in place; during campaign -- over six days, QRC supervisors examined vaccine samples, checked storage conditions for inconveniences and accompanied vaccinator teams to assess their performance at health centres and households and take notes; and post-campaign -- over two days, the results were analysed for lessons learnt, which would be considered in future campaigns.
Two attackers fired bullets at the vaccinator as he came out of a health centre in Shabqadar district, around 30 kilometres from Peshawar, the main city of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.
We have more than 100 vaccinators at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and Calderdale Royal Hospital and our theatres matron Sandra Senior has been a vaccinator for the past few years with an amazing record of delivering more than 200 jabs during each campaign.
Three months ago, a 16 years old vaccinator was killed by unidentified gunmen in Marjah district of the province.
We selected at least 1 national and 1 local vaccinator from each region and then purposively sampled them to increase geographic and organizational diversity.
For the past decade it has been theorised that genetic engineering of the mosquito could create a 'flying vaccinator,' raising hopes for their use as a new strategy for malaria control.
The vaccinator should be careful and must have thorough knowledge about the vaccine.
BALTIMORE -- The Swine Flu (H1N1)Vaccine is starting to arrive at health departments, hospitals, and community vaccinator facilities.
monitor performance of vaccinators, while E-VACCs II has also been introduced in which vaccinator is bound to upload photograph of the vaccinated child through Android Phone.
Meanwhile, unidentified motorcyclists threatened a polio vaccinator in the jurisdiction of Mathra Police Station to quit her job other wise face death consequences.
Betty, Sue Dow and I went on a vaccinator training course in Auckland and somehow got talked into becoming vaccination trainers for nurses in Northland.