Hailakandi, May 18: State Observer Izaz Afzal visited Hailakandi district to take stock of the preparedness for the upcoming Measles Rubella (MR) vaccination campaign. Afzal, accompanied by National Observer Dr Migom Doley, made a whirlwind tour of the nook and cranny of the district meeting civil administration officials, line departments, health officials and functionaries to make an on-the-spot assessment of the upcoming MR vaccination campaign to begin next month.
Camping in Karimganj, Afzal will make periodic visits to Hailakandi to oversee the preparations for the upcoming MR campaign. The State Observer who has visited the district thrice had a meeting with District Development Commissioner and In-charge, District Elementary Education Officer, FR Laskar to discuss the ongoing sensitization and awareness programmes on MR campaign involving different stakeholders. He also visited the district education block and Algapur Block PHC. Reviewing the district level training on micro plan, the State Observer underscored the need to include in the micro plan the actual head count of children in the age group of nine months to 15 years.