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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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[3] In 0-5 year's age group, immunization is a timely step for prevention of mortality and morbidity due to communicable diseases.
Acosta explained that under this policy, children coming from outside the city will still avail of the free measles immunization in any barangay health center.
Pediatric healthcare providers, including nurses and nurse practitioners, play a major role in facilitating the immunization of our children ensuring they are up-to-date, protected, and ready to attend childcare and school.
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Bidirectional information exchange allows providers to submit immunization data directly from electronic health records (EHRs) to IISs, and to request and receive immunization information from IISs into EHRs for the patients they serve.
This technological innovation is expected to increase routine immunization enrolment, improve uptake and timeliness of vaccinations, generate real-time actionable data and improve quality, logistic management and monitoring of EPI in Sindh province.
CDC and its Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices released updated 2016 child and adult immunization schedules in February.
"First, integrate immunization services with the rest of health services so that with each contact a child may be verified for its immunization status and receive the vaccines that he or she needs.
(2009) Physical interventions and injection techniques for reducing injection pain during routine childhood immunizations: systematic review of randomized controlled trials and quasi-randomized controlled trials.
Immunization (2) is the process by which an individual is made immune or resistant to an infectious disease, typically by the administration of a vaccine.
If you are a healthcare provider who serves adult patients, the West Virginia Immunization Network (WIN) and the Division of Immunization Services (WVDIS) want to help you improve their immunization rates.

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