During current round of four days campaign 340383 children under the age of five years will be immunized
in the district.
In a video made for this purpose, President Duterte urged parents to have their children immunized
. As a result, health workers inoculated 5.5 million children nationwide.
Arbab said, with the support of UNICEF we have celebrates Mother and Child week twice in a year acorss the province in which more than 600 LHWs participates,'Children missed vaccine gets immunized
while mothers in remote parts of Balochistan receives awareness regarding health safety.' Dr.
Adults who have not been immunized
are also susceptible and can be given the vaccine.
A sharp decline in the number of Filipino children being immunized
with measles vaccine has occurred in the last few years from 88 percent in 2014 to 73 percent in 2017, and 40 percent last year.
"I urge parents and communities to take their children to the health centre to be immunized
," she added.
Punjab Health Minister, Dr Yasmin Rashid has stressed upon parents to make their children immunized
from the deadly disease of Pneumonia.
'Most of the parents in this area also make use of the opportunity to get their children immunized
here today,' he explained.
Mary Healy, M.D., from the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, and colleagues determined pertussis toxin antibody concentrations in cord blood from neonates born to 626 women, immunized
or not immunized
with Tdap vaccine during pregnancy, to assess optimal gestational age for immunization to maximize concentrations of neonatal antibodies.
figure By KALUME KAZUNGU Lamu County has achieved 106 per cent reach of children immunized
against polio in the just-concluded first phase of the campaign targeting those below five years.Before the five-day campaign started, the Lamu County Health department had announced that it was targeting at least 95 per cent success rate, which translates to about 21,217 children.
HYDERABAD -- As many as 5,670 children of under 5 years of age could not be immunized
in Hyderabad district because their parents refused the polio teams from administering the drops.