immunisation


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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.immunisation - the act of making immune (especially by inoculation)immunisation - the act of making immune (especially by inoculation)
protection - the activity of protecting someone or something; "the witnesses demanded police protection"
inoculation, vaccination - taking a vaccine as a precaution against contracting a disease
sensitising, sensitizing, sensitisation, sensitization - rendering an organism sensitive to a serum by a series of injections
Translations
تَحْصين، إكْساب مناعَه
bólusetning, ónæmisaîgerî

immune

(iˈmjuːn) adjective
(with to or from) protected against, or naturally resistant to, eg a disease. immune to measles; immune from danger.
imˈmunity noun
ˈimmunize, ˈimmunise (ˈimju-) verb
to make immune to a disease, especially by an injection of a weak form of the disease.
ˌimmuniˈzation, ˌimmuniˈsation noun
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She said that Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance is a public-private partnership committed to saving children's lives and protecting people's health by increasing access to immunisation in poor countries.
SOME children in Flintshire are missing out on protection from infectious diseases that could be provided by immunisation according to officials.
Medical providers will be able to use the module to track and follow up on their clients' immunisation status and manage their vaccines inventory for better planning to ensure vaccine availability as per schedule.
THE Welsh Immunisation Conference was being staged in North Wales throughout yesterday, at the Wrexham Medical Institute.
Latest data from the National Immunisation Register (NIR) shows 80 percent of New Zealand babies are fully immunised at 12 months.
Laila Al Jassmi, CEO of Health Policy and Strategy said private clinics will be licensed as Vaccine Qualified Clinics (VQCs) and their functions will be monitored by the DHA Health Regulation according to the Immunisation Guidelines.
1] Despite advances in expanding immunisation services, coverage remains suboptimal in many areas.
The Ministry of Health has announced the launch of a new rotavirus vaccine as part of the national immunisation programme.
As part of the Eo Dubai Health Strategy 2011-2013,Eo immunisation services in Dubai will only be available in licensed and qualified public as well as private clinics and other healthcare facilities from 2012.
More than one third (39 per cent) rated the quality of information they are given as average, poor or extremely poor and almost half said they didn't get enough information from their practice nurse about what to expect after immunisation.
Dubai The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) will soon license certain private clinics to offer vaccinations to children as the national immunisation programme tries to maximise its reach.
Dr Sin Owen, community paediatrician and chair of the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board Immunisation Group said: "On behalf of the Health Board's immunisation group, I am delighted that we are supporting European Immunisation Week 2011.