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IPPI programme launched across Aruchal

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  19 Jan 2016 12:00 AM GMT


ITAGAR, Jan 18: Intensive pulse polio immunization programme was launched in various districts of the State on Sunday.

Altogether 7525 children between the age group of 0-5 years were administered vaccine in Siang and East Siang district, 3711 in Tawang, and 784 children in Palin circle of Kra Daadi district on the first day of the immunization, an official report informed.

At Pasighat, DC Isha Khosla iugurated the Pulse polio immunization booth at the General Hospital in presence of JDHS Dr. Kabang Lego, DMO Dr. M Perme, hospital superintendent Dr. YR Darang and staff members.

DMO Dr. Perme informed that at least 7525 children below 5 years of age were immunized pulse polio drops on the first day in Siang and East Siang district.

At Tawang, around 104 polio booths were set up in the district and 42 booths in headquarter. The booths were mostly set up in the schools and Anganwadi centres to facilitate large public. An initiative of the Health department, the immunization campaign was supported by district administration, Education department, ICDS, All India Radio, 305 field hospitals, GREF and SSB.

At Kra Daadi, launching the programme, Rido Mee, urged the medical department to perform well in order to make a Polio free society. CO Takar Rava assuring all out support to cover all the children also appealed to every parents and guardians to take their wards to the nearest Polio booth.

DMO Dr. Emo Basar appraising about the programme lauded the medical team for their services urged them to cover every child of the district.

DRCHO, Dr. Magom Pangkam, who is overall in-charge of the programme briefed in detail the immunization plans for Kra Daadi district and informed that medical teams have been directed to take charge of each and every villages of the district, the report added.

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