Health Minister Oleksandr Kvitashvili visited Uzhgorod (PHOTOS)
Health Minister Oleksandr Kvitashvili personally checked the readiness of Transcarpathia for the additional polio immunization
Transcarpathian region was the first visited by the Health Minister Oleksandr Kvitashvili and his deputy Igor Perehinets within the campaign for additional polio immunization in Ukraine. Within two weeks, officials of the Ministry of Health will visit the regions of Ukraine and personally check the status of additional polio immunization.
The Minister got acquainted with the work of the two vaccination offices in Uzhgorod at Hranitna st. 8 / a and Bozhenko st., 2.
During a press conference held after the visit, the Minister of Health of Ukraine Oleksandr Kvitashvili noted the high professional level of Transcarpathian doctors and said that thanks to the coordinated work of all medical services in the region (such as pediatric, outpatient, sanitary-epidemiological and infectious services), they managed to promptly and effectively respond to the two incidents of the disease caused by the polio virus.
The Acting Head of the Regional State Administration Oleksandr Petik also noted the importance of vaccination as one of the most important preventive measures to protect public health from dangerous infections.
The Acting Head of the Health Care Department of the Transcarpathian Regional State Administration Tetyana Mitsyo reported that the region had received 30,000 doses of oral polio vaccine (OPV) and 23,200 doses of inactivated vaccine (IPV), which had been distributed among the districts. "Every parent who brings a child for the vaccination should know that they have the right to check the conditions of storage of the vaccine. Each vaccine vial has an indicator that activates if the cold chain is compromised. Also be aware that open vaccine should be used within 6 hours after the opening" - Tetyana Mitsyo said.
17 October 2016 11:11
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