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Measles Rubella vaccination to begin

SIVASAGAR, May 4: Sivasagar district along with other parts of the country will be launching Measles Rubella vaccination from May 21 where all the beneficiaries will be given measles rubella vaccination irrespective of the vaccine status. In this regard a meeting on Measles Rubella Vaccination Campaign was held at the Syukafa Conference Hall of the DC’s Office, Sivasagar on Thursday under the chairmanship of the Sivasagar District Development Commissioner Abhijit Baruah to discuss the preparedness and the action undertaken to sensitize and create awareness regarding the vaccination. Baruah stressed that to achieve the target, involvement of all stakeholders is important. He further stressed that the role of the departments of Education, Health and ICDS is most important and asked the concerned authorities to disseminate information regarding the vaccination to every school, anganwadi centres, health centres, asha workers, etc. The DDC further asked everyone to coordinate and cooperate with each other to make the programme successful. Aditional Deputy Commissioner Nawab Al-Azhar Ali urged to organise meeting of teachers involving guardians in every school so that proper awareness could be carried out.

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