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Field officers to ensure vaccination of every child : DG Health Punjab

Lahore : Director General Health Punjab Dr. Munir Ahmad has directed the Chief Executive Officers Health to further accelerate the activities of social mobilisers to reach every house for sensitize the parents for occultation their children as only 5 days left in conclusion of 12 days anti measles campaign which will be finished on Oct.27.

He also appealed to the parents that they should get vaccinated their children to prevent them against measles.

DG Health further said that International Development Partners are fully Supporting Primary and Secondary Health department in this campaign and UNICEF is providing technical assistance to the department.

Director General asked the field officers to ensure that no child of 6 months to 7 years of age should not be left without vaccination. He also asked them that cooperation of elected public representatives also be sought for this noble cause.

Dr. Munir Ahmad hoped that the target of vaccination of 19 million children would be achieved easily. He disclosed that officials of UNICEF and WHO are also in the field to monitor the progress of measles vaccination campaign.

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