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United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (Addis Ababa)

African States Urged to Prioritise Vaccination

A group of eminent African politicians and medical experts attending sessions of the inaugural African Development week in the Ethiopian capital, have made a fervent appeal to Governments across the continent to allocate 0.5 to 1 per cent of their budgets to buy vaccines and thus "save many lives".

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First maternal and neonatal tetanus national vaccination campaign underway