Tuesday October 27, 2020

Unicef vaccine scheme targets employers to help Third World children

For every worker vaccinated for flu in a participating organisation, the employer will fund Unicef immunisation of vulnerable kids in poor countries

Daniel Murray

Business Reporter

@danieltmurray
4th October, 2020
The scheme is a Unicef programme where, for every staff member vaccinated in a participating organisation, the employer will fund the charity’s immunisation of vulnerable children. Picture: iStock

Employers are being encouraged to join a charity programme to procure vaccines for children in Third World countries for every flu vaccine taken by their staff.

The scheme – entitled Get a Vaccine, Give a Vaccine – is a Unicef programme where, for every staff member vaccinated in a participating organisation, the employer will fund the charity’s immunisation of vulnerable children against dangerous and potentially deadly diseases such as polio or measles.

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