Thursday 19 April 2012

Nicaraguan Ministry Of Health-Rotavirus Gastroenteritis-Vaccination Program-Free Vaccinations

Access Feature Story: Providing Free Vaccinations to Nicaraguan Babies

In 2006, Merck, the Nicaraguan Ministry of Health, UNICEF and leading health organizations established a three-year partnership to provide free vaccinations against rotavirus gastroenteritis to all eligible infants born in Nicaragua. Through the partnership - called the Nicaraguan Rotavirus Vaccination Program - Merck expects to donate more than one million doses of ROTATEQ (rotavirus vaccine, live, oral pentavalent) through the end of 2009, representing a $75 million commitment. read more..

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