POONCH: Over 1.8 lac children will be covered under Measles-Rubella vaccination campaign in district Poonch that will be carried out from 1st to 30th September here. The campaign will be held in schools.
Chairman District Health Society Poonch Rahul Yadav on Wednesday chaired a meeting to discuss the micro plan to start vaccination campaign of Measles and Rubella.
The meeting discussed that since more than 80 percent of children of the targeted age group are in schools , the role of education department becomes crucial in the process of vaccination . Dr Arvind from WHO urged Education Department to aware the students and parents about the importance of vaccination campaign for 100 percent coverage. It was therefore decided that all the Principals and teachers of schools would be sensitized for the success of the campaign.
Yadav urged the members of civil society to extend their cooperation for making the campaign successful.