Namchi, 20th June(IPR): District Collector South Mr Ragul K.chaired a meeting of District Task Force Immunisation at his chamber today.
Present amongst other were ADC Development Mr Milan Subba, CMO South Ms.Sharda Rai and officials from HRDD, Health and Drishti NGO.
The meeting had a detail deliberations on the
Measles Rubella Vaccination Campaign (MRVC) which will commence from the last week of July. The children who are in the age group of nine months to fifteen years shall be vaccinated in this campaign in the various immunisation centres.
The children will be vaccinated at the schools followed by the community.
DC South in his address added that MRVC is a massive health effort to improve health and well being of children.The main aim of this campaign is to eliminate measles and control rubella by 2020.
It was also informed that Health workers, Aangawadi Workers and ASHAs in the district were already trained for the said campaign.
In the meeting, Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques(PCNPNDT) along with
adult sex ratio and child sex ratio of the district were also discussed in length.