WHO and UNICEF partner on Syria immunization campaign

November 15, 2013 4:42 PM

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The World Health Organization said on Wednesday that it partnered with the United Nations Children’s Fund in response to a recent polio outbreak to vaccinate all Syrian children, regardless of their location.

“WHO and UNICEF are coordinating the vaccination campaign with all concerned parties to make sure that all children are vaccinated no matter where they are located,” Director of Communicable Diseases Prevention and Control at WHO’s Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office Dr. Jaouad Mahjour said.

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