User Rating:  / 0

Measles-Rubella Campaign Held at Mawkyrwat

With a view to create awareness and sensitise the people on the importance of Measles-Rubella Vaccination which is targeted to cover 50,000 children in the age groups of 9 months to 15 years in South West Khasi Hills, the Office of the District Medical & Health Officer, South West Khasi Hills District has organised a Rally which kicks start from the Community Health Centre and culminated at the Multipurpose Hall, Deputy Commissioner's Office, Mawkyrwat.   

The future of the child depends on good health, said Miss I. Laloo, Deputy Commissioner South West Khasi Hills while seeking for support, cooperation and active participation of parents, caregivers, community leaders, religious leaders, NGOs, Teachers and frontline workers for the successful conduct of the Universal Vaccination Campaign which will kick starts on the 24th September, 2018 throughout the district. She called upon parents to come forward to avail this vaccination in order to ensure that their children are immunized and protected from this deadly virus which if left unvaccinated would lead to retarded growth and development and other disabilities.