28 Feb Nigeria: Agency Begins Immunisation of 63 Million Children
Posted at 15:46h in News
Isaiah Benjamin, allAfrica.com
Kaduna — The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has begun another round of immunisation of 50 million children against poliomyelitis and 13 million against measles.
“A national vaccination campaign to reach millions of Nigerian children under five with measles and oral polio vaccines continues this week, from Feb 23 to Feb. 27,” a statement from the agency stated.
“Hundreds of thousands of health workers and community leaders are mobilising to reach 50 million children with oral polio vaccine, and another 13 million with measles vaccine,” it stated.