National News

Feds investing in new projects to improve Canadian vaccination rates

Midway through National Immunization Awareness Week, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health, announced nearly $1.7 million in Immunization Partnership Fund funding for three new projects. The initiative seeks to increase Canadian vaccination coverage in Canada. The Prince Edward Island Department of Health and Wellness, Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living, and the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada lead the projects. […]

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Local News

Province wide meningitis immunization program set to begin

By Staff

Edmonton – The government is launching a $2 million immunization program Tuesday to protect adolescents from meningococcal disease.

The province wide program will provide the meningococcal conjugate vaccine to as many as 40,000 students in Grade 9 through school-based clinics. The vaccine will protect against four different … […]