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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2017-01-31more like thismore than 2017-01-31
answering body
Department of Health more like this
answering dept id 17 more like this
answering dept short name Health more like this
answering dept sort name Health more like this
hansard heading MMR Vaccine remove filter
house id 1 more like this
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to reach the WHO target of at least 95 per cent of children at age two are vaccinated for MMR. more like this
tabling member constituency Washington and Sunderland West more like this
tabling member printed
Mrs Sharon Hodgson more like this
uin 62567 more like this
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2017-02-08more like thismore than 2017-02-08
answer text <p>In November 2016 a measles and rubella elimination strategy group was established to oversee the development of a United Kingdom-wide Measles and Rubella elimination strategy, which will outline the UK’s renewed commitment to the World Health Organization targets and make recommendations for further action.</p><p> </p><p>Public Health England (PHE) and NHS England work closely with providers at a local level to target specific communities where uptake of the Measles Mumps and Rubella vaccine is known to be poor, as well as widening access by commissioning a range of alternative providers to complement existing general practitioner activities and community health service delivered immunisations.</p><p> </p><p>PHE also contributes to national standard development and setting for immunisation providers and commissioners, which includes recommendations for commissioners and providers on increasing immunisation uptake among children and young people in groups and settings where immunisation coverage is low.</p>
answering member constituency Oxford West and Abingdon more like this
answering member printed Nicola Blackwood more like this
question first answered
less than 2017-02-08T16:10:33.617Zmore like thismore than 2017-02-08T16:10:33.617Z
answering member
label Biography information for Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
tabling member
label Biography information for Mrs Sharon Hodgson remove filter