Measles-Rubella vaccination drive in Army Public School No.2 JAK RRC
India, along with ten other WHO South East Asia Region member countries, has resolved to eliminate measles and control rubella/congenital rubella syndrome (CRS) by 2020. In this direction, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has initiated measles-rubella (MR) vaccination campaign in the age group of 9 months to less than 15 years in a phased manner across the nation. All children from 9 months to less than 15 years of age will be given a single shot of Measles-Rubella (MR) vaccination during the campaign. Following the campaign, MR vaccine will become a part of routine immunization and will replace measles vaccine, currently given at 9-12 months and 16-24 months of age of child. For those children who have already received such vaccination, the campaign dose would provide additional boosting to them. On 28th Jan 2019, the campaign was completed successfully, for the students of classes V to X.The program was conducted , under the supervision of four doctors from the MILITARY HOSPITAL, JABALPUR.
Posting Date : Jan 30 2019