Dimapur, July 16: The District Task Force meeting on Measles-Rubella (MR) campaign was held on July 10 at Deputy Commissioner’s office, Phek.
District Immunization Officer (DIO) highlighted the activities and strategies of MR campaign and how the program is to be implemented. He also stressed on the importance of inter-sectoral coordination with all allied departments including Para-Military service.
RRT (WHO), Dr. Prafull Sing talked on the roles and responsibilities of various departments with special emphasis on school education and social welfare. He informed that all children in the age group of 9 months to 15 years would be vaccinated in schools and health centers across the district.
The meeting also deliberated about the micro-planning for school enrolment and anganwadi registration to be used for target population estimation where details of enrolment will be provided by District school education and social welfare.
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(Page News Service)