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Published on Mon, 26 Mar, 2018 Both


Chandel March 26, 2018: Chanclel District measles —Rubella vaccination campaign began today at various places in the district. DC, Chandel Shri Krishna Kumar had launched the campaign last week (23rd March,2018) at Mini Secretariat, Chandel.

The MR Vaccination campaign was targetting 17,179 children in the age group between 9 months and 15 years in three Blocks - Chakpikarong, Chandel and Machi Blocks. The vaccination programme will go on within the next month as part of a National campaign to eliminate measles and rubella disease by 2020.

Vaccination would be carried out at about -271 schools and 19 health centres. ln all, 50 supervisors, 41 vaccinators and 230 ASHA workers have been pressed to service, the District Programme Manager, National Health Mission, Smt. JS Premi said. (DIPR)