ASPHCDA, PARTNER AGENCIES TO COMMENCE IMMUNISATION PLUS DAYS EXERCISE
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query_builder December 9, 2019 15:43:07

        

By Ebele Egoh/Chukwudi Nwauba :

Awka, Dec. 9, 2019 (MOI) Anambra State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (ASPHCDA) in collaboration with partner agencies has announced the State Immunisation Plus Days (SIPDs) exercise in three Local Government Areas (LGA).

The three LGAs are Awka South, Ogbaru and Idemili South.

This is contained in a circular released by Executive Secretary, ASPHCDA, Dr Chioma Ezenyimulu. The exercise would run from Dec. 7 to Dec. 10.

The venues for the exercise have been fixed temporarily at all public health facilities and other designated posts; House to house, Churches, Mosques, Schools, Markets, Village squares and Motor parks.

According to the circular, eligible children for the exercise are 0-59 months Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV), irrespective of previous immunisation status and other routine antigens according to previous immunisation status.

Mothers and caregivers have been urged to take their eligible children to such immunisation posts for vaccination. (MOI)
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