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Pulse Polio Drive to Immunize Children in Meghalaya

The office of the District Medical and Health Officer of West Jaintia Hills has informed that a Pulse Polio Drive to Immunize Children in the district will be held on March 4 targeting children under 5 years old.

Efforts Towards a Polio-Free Meghalaya as Pulse Polio Drive to Immunize Children

All parents are requested to take their children to the nearest booths or healthcare centre for immunisation on that day. The booths will be open from 8am to 4pm.

Community Engagement Vital for Successful Immunization Drive

Pulse Polio Drive to Immunize Children from March 4 to March 6 in East Garo Hills. The Intensified Pulse Polio Immunization (IPPI) programme for 2024 for the children from 0 to 5 years in East Garo Hills will be implemented from March 4 to March 6.

Pulse Polio Drive to Immunize Children

District Medical and Health Officer Urges Parents’ Participation

In this regard, the District Medical and Health Officer, East Garo Hills, has issued a press communique and requested the parents to join hands with the department concerned for complete eradication of polio, stated a press release.

East Garo Hills to Conduct Intensified Pulse Polio Immunization Programme

The initiative highlights the ongoing efforts of healthcare authorities to ensure the well-being of children in Meghalaya. Through targeted immunization drives like these, the state aims to fortify its defenses against preventable diseases like polio.

Pulse Polio Drive to Immunize Children

Community involvement remains a cornerstone of these campaigns, as emphasized by the District Medical and Health Officer. By mobilizing parents and caregivers to bring their children for immunization, authorities hope to achieve maximum coverage and effectively curb the spread of polio.

The announcement of the Intensified Pulse Polio Immunization programme in East Garo Hills underscores the proactive stance taken by healthcare officials across the state. By extending the immunization window, authorities aim to reach every eligible child and ensure comprehensive protection against polio.

Pulse Polio Drive to Immunize Children : Polio Immunization Dates Announced

As March 4 approaches, anticipation builds among healthcare workers and community members alike. The pulse polio drive symbolizes not just a day of immunization, but a collective stride towards a polio-free future for Meghalaya‘s children.

In neighboring Assam, recent endeavors in polio immunization serve as inspiration and guidance for Meghalaya‘s ongoing efforts. The collaborative approach showcased in Assam’s Sub-National Polio Immunization campaign sets a precedent for effective coordination between healthcare authorities and local communities.

As March 4 marks the commencement of the pulse polio drive in Meghalaya, it also signifies another step forward in the state’s journey towards ensuring every child’s right to a healthy and polio-free life-Pulse Polio Drive to Immunize Children.

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