Poorer countries usually have a shortage of health workers and medicines. This means that people suffer, and often die, from illnesses that could be treated cheaply and easily.
Diseases such as malaria, polio and measles, which would be quickly and effectively treated in developed countries, often become fatal.
Aid agencies have focused much energy, therefore, on delivering vaccination programs for as many people as possible. They also train community health workers to administer vaccines, and supply them with facilities and transport. Without the drugs, however, these dedicated people are limited in the good they can do.
You can buy a variety of vaccine charity gifts through the charity gift schemes set up by the major charities. By buying charity gifts like this you can help lift developing countries out of poverty – one person, family and community at a time. Vaccination charity gifts are also a great way to celebrate a friend or loved one's birthday or anniversary. Show them you really care (in more ways that one), without giving unwanted clutter.
UNICEF run a charity gift that enables you give 100 polio vaccines for only £13.50. With this inexpensive charity gift you can protect 100 children from the devastation of paralysis, or even death. The disease can take hold within a matter of hours, so aid workers need a stock of vaccines on hand at all times.
Click here to buy this inspirational charity gift from UNICEF
Must Have Gifts, World Vision’s charity gift scheme also have a vaccine gift. It will pay for two children to be inoculated against a range of diseases – all of which lead to permanent disability or death.
Click here to buy this charity gift for only £20 from Must Have Gifts
If you’d like to help more than two children, you might want to buy vaccinations for 20. This charity gift costs £200. Click here for more information.
It is very quick and easy to buy a charity gift. All you do is visit the web site, pick a charity gift that suits your needs, and then choose a card with a personal message to send to your loved one on whose behalf you are buying the charity gift.