Dimapur, October 23: Bhandari Sub Division Block Task Force led by the Medical Department, Bhandari, held Measles Rubella Vaccination Campaign Day with parents and students on October 23, in a consorted effort to cover Children from 09 months to 15 years age group who have missed out in the previous days.
Additional Deputy Commissioner Bhandari, Tiameren Chang, in his mobilization speech at DBHSS, Bhandari, encouraged the students to understand the health benefits of the Campaign and to avail the opportunity for risk free, safe and secure life as young community of people.
He also highlighted on the importance and necessity of being a vaccinated person to get admissions in reputed educational institutions and traveling opportunities anywhere in their future days as students by possessing the Vaccine Medical Cards.
Dr. Chonben, CMO Incharge, CHC, Bhandari, stated that for protecting the children against the killer diseases of Measles and Rubella, the best way is to get vaccination to boost immunity, because there may be no specific medication once a child is infected by the dreaded viruses.
President Bhandari Students Union, Longtsubemo Kikon called on the students community and their parents not to be misled by wrong information going around but to come forward and avail the given opportunity for their own good.
Vice Principal, DBHSS, Fr. Obed chaired the programme. (Page News Service)