'Shot@Life' for children through immunizations

A United Nations-sponsored initiative to eradicate measles and other endemic diseases around the world was introduced in Salt Lake City on July 11, where it recognized and honored the Church's past efforts in this regard.

The "Shot@Life" campaign is conducted by the United Nations Foundation to spread the word that "timely vaccination is one of the simplest and most effective ways to give every child a healthy shot at life."

Fred Riley, manager of special projects for the Church's Humanitarian Services, was part of a five-member panel discussion held at the Discovery Gateway Children's Museum.

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