Living longer can provide significant positive opportunities both for individuals and society; yet, without good health and the ability to do what is valued, growing older can be a double-edged sword. Disease prevention is a vital pillar of sound public health strategies that brings with it significant social and economic benefits particularly in the field of vaccine-preventable diseases (VPDs).
Here are 5 facts that help illustrate the benefits of vaccinations and its role in helping prevent disease.
New research published in the Journal of Public Health questions whether the use of community pharmacy to deliver vaccination has the effect of increasing uptake.
Research by scientists at Cardiff University is being heralded as the first steps towards an “influenza pill”.