DC Rajouri inaugurates 3-days IPPI campaign 82% target children covered on Day 1

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Deputy Commissioner, Mohammad Nazir Sheikh today kick started three days long campaign of Intensified Pulse Polio Immunization and administered vaccine to the children below five years of age at polio booth of Gujjar Mandi.

Senior Rotarian KK Langer, senior officers of district administration, health department and civil society members were present on this occasion.

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Speaking on this occasion, DDC said that collaborative efforts of all the stakeholders of the society are an important prerequisite for making the campaign a success one.

Deputy Chief Medical Officer Rajouri, Dr. Anees Altaf Nabi informed that 82% of the total target children have been covered on the first day of the immunization campaign.

He said that 88918 children out of 108914 have been administered pulse polio vaccination on day one. He further informed that on Monday and Tuesday, door to door campaign will be launched across the district to cover the rest of the children.

Meanwhile, Chief Medical Officer Rajouri Dr. Sanjeev Puri inaugurated the pulse polio immunization booth at Jawahar Nagar.