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Immunization

The construction of an asset and a liability match that benefits from offsetting changes in value.

Price Immunization

A strategy of matching assets to future liabilities. That is, price immunization involves investing in certain securities with a certain expected return so that the investor will be able to pay for future liabilities. Pension funds and annuities use price immunization more than many investors because they have future liabilities that are both large and relatively easy to estimate. Portfolios that practice price immunization usually invest in low-risk, investment-grade securities. See also: Portfolio dedication.

immunization

A technique of investing in bonds such that the portfolio's target return is protected against interest rate fluctuations. Changes in returns at which cash flows can be reinvested are offset by changes in the value of the securities in the portfolio. See also bullet immunization.
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He said this electronic service will serve as a registry and it will automate the system for immunisation reports and statistics including for preventable diseases.
Summary: DUBAI - Hospitals and clinics in the emirate have been given six months to be licensed as Vaccine Qualified Clinics in order to be able to offer immunisation services, according to a new policy outlined by the Dubai Health Authority on Sunday.
The authority announced that the policy would improve the immunisation services, particularly childhood vaccination at all hospitals and health clinics in the private, government and free zone areas in Dubai.
A health facility-based cross-sectional survey to determine the prevalence of missed opportunities for immunisation and associated factors.
Qualitative exploration of staff attitudes towards immunisation using a semistructured questionnaire.
Dr Al Rand said that the UAE is one of the leading countries in improving immunisation programmes thanks to the support of its wise government.
At the end of the ceremony, Dr Al Rand announced the inclusion of new vaccines as part of the national immunisation program such as rotavirus and tetra-a cellular vaccine.
Dr Aizeldin Ibrahim DHA-Health Policy and Strategy Sector Public Health and Safety Acting Director considers it as the achievement of UAE Ministry of Health national immunisation programme.
The introduction of this immunisation pack aims to give parents and nurses the support they need to dispel myths and allay anxieties.
He said there was also a need to standardise immunisation procedures in Dubai and offer safe vaccines for children.
REASONS TO IMMUNISE Immunisation must be prioritised - for seven key reasons: ?
Immunisation vaccines are currently used for active immunisation against various diseases such as Tuberculosis, Polio, Diphtheria, Measles, Meningitis, Mumps, Influenza, Typhoid, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Tetanus, Cholera, Rabies, and Rubella.