Wednesday, 19 September 2018
300,000 children to be vaccinated in Baghlan

300,000 children to be vaccinated in Baghlan

During the second phase of spring polio vaccination campaign, more than 300,000 children across Baghlan province will be vaccinated against polio.

Abdul Hai Nemati, Baghlan Governor, in the opening ceremony of the campaign, asked the families to cooperate with portable teams of Public Health Department that come to their homes and help in eradicating polio.

Dr. Mohibullah Mohib, Public Health Director of Baghlan says the campaign will be implemented in 3 days by 850 teams of 2 members and more than 300,000 children under the age of 5 will be vaccinated against polio.

It is while during this campaign, besides putting two drops of vaccine in children’s mouths, Albendazole tablets will also be given to them. 

 

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