Polio Drops: Polio Drops Will Administer To Children Up To Five Years Of Age On March 3 In Himachal

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Health Secretary M Sudha on Friday chaired a meeting regarding preparations for vaccination to be organized across Himachal Pradesh on March 3 on the occasion of National Pulse Polio Vaccination Day in Shimla.

Polio dose - Photo: Diary Times

Polio dose - Photo: Diary Times

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In Himachal Pradesh, on March 3, all children up to five years of age are going to be given polio vaccine through health centers, booths and mobile teams. A target has been set to administer polio vaccine to 59 lakh, 65 thousand 170 children through 5,870 booths and 257 mobile teams in Himachal Pradesh. Special emphasis is also going to be given on giving polio vaccine to the children of migrant workers. This information has been given by Health Secretary M Sudha Devi.

Health Secretary M Sudha on Friday chaired a meeting regarding preparations for vaccination to be organized across Himachal Pradesh on March 3 on the occasion of National Pulse Polio Vaccination Day in Shimla.

Emphasizing the importance of National Pulse Polio Vaccination, Health Secretary M Sudha Devi said that Himachal Pradesh Government is working towards achieving the goal of Healthy Himachal by achieving the goal of healthy children.

He said that this campaign is going to be made successful with the help of micro planning and help of Asha workers and other health workers.

Under the campaign, BCG vaccination of 2,64,426 people of Bilaspur, Kangra, Kinnaur, Mandi, Sirmour and Una districts is going to be ensured.

BCG vaccination plays an important role in preventing TB disease.

In the meeting, a detailed discussion was held with the concerned departmental officers about the preparations to be done regarding the National Polio Campaign and Adult BCG Vaccination.

Dr. Sanjay Ranaut has given his presentation on Plus Polio Vaccination and Dr. Ravidra has given his presentation on Adult BCG.

Director Health Services Dr. Gopal Beri, National Health Mission Director Priyanka Verma and other officials were present on the occasion.

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