11.8m children vaccinated during anti-measles campaign

Director General Health Punjab, Dr. Munir Ahmad has said that Anti-Measles vaccination campaign is successfully underway in the province and so far 11.8 million children have been vaccinated in six days against the target of 19 million children in 12 days.
In a statement issued here on Sunday, Dr. Munir Ahmad said that the campaign will continue till October 27. He said that all the Deputy Commissioners are monitoring the campaign on daily basses in their respective districts. Moreover, 10 special monitoring teams have been working in the field and monitoring the kit camps set up for vaccination. Dr. Munir said that we have achieved more than sixty percent target only in six days which reflects the dedication and hard working of the teams.
The DG Health asked the parents that if they still not got their children vaccinated, they should immediately benefit from this free facility and get inoculated their kids against measles.
He informed that 15600 teams and total one lakh officials/workers are participating in this vaccination campaign.—INP

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