He welcomed the recent improved uptake in the MMR vaccine, which currently stands at around 77% of the target population.
The Public Health Minister said the vaccine remained the best form of protection against measles, mumps and rubella and most recent information suggested uptake was on the increase.
the uptake of free school meals
a recent uptake in cigar smoking
This is evident by the slow uptake in the scheme, with only 2,000 approvals issued for grant aid since the scheme was first introduced in February 2001.
Plant roots need oxygen for the uptake of water and nutrients and so do not penetrate below the water table (apart from those such as mangrove types with special adaptations).
Oxygen uptake can also occur through the skin and the mouth membranes (as in the plethodontids, the lung-less salamanders).
Services currently cost between 25 and 40 a month and uptake remains slow nationally.
In recent years uptake of the vaccination has decreased following claims it is linked to autism.
Previously, other researchers used the cells to measure iron uptake by applying the digest solution to the cells and determining the amount of mineral uptake .