No harm in TCV vaccine to health of children


Staff Reporter

World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF and Health department of Sindh have assured the Karachi Commissioner that there is no harm in TCV vaccine to the health of children. It is safe and necessary for the health safety of the children as this has been considered the only way to protect children from the typhoid. This assurance was given in a meeting held under the chairmanship of Commissioner Iftikhar Shallwani at his office on Tuesday. The meeting was attended among other by Dr Adwoa Bentsi- Enchill Technical head WHO headquarters.
Osama Mere EPI Team Lead WHO based in Islamabad, , Unicef specialist for immunisation Dr Saadia Farrukh, Specialist Ayesha Durrani, Director General private Schools Mansoob Siddiqui, Tariq Shah Chairman of All Private schools association , all deputy commissioners, Head of immunization program Dr. Khalid other senior officials of health departments The Deputy Commissioner West told the meeting that No a single child had fallen ill because of the TCV vaccine.

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