Thursday , August 18 2022

Measles Vaccine: Operation Measles Vaccine News


Noida: The Health Department on Monday kicked off the government's free vaccination program for measles-rubella, which will cover over six lakh children across the province. For the campaign, 184 teams were established throughout the province to administer the vaccine to children between nine months and 15 years.

India, along with ten Southeast Asian countries and member states, plans to eliminate measles and control soil / congenital earth syndrome (CRS) by 2020 through the program.

Under the direction of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the vaccination campaign was initiated gradually across the country and will cover 41 children. On Monday, the program was run in 193 different locations throughout the province including schools, community health centers, primary health centers and aanganwari centers, etc.

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