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State Immunisation Plus Days commences tomorrow in Anambra

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Anambra State Primary Health Care Development Agency (ASPHCDA) in collaboration with partner agencies is set to commence a state immunisation plus days (SIPDs) in three local government areas of the state.

  According to a statement signed by the Executive Director and CEO of ASPHCDA,Dr(Mrs) Chioma Ezenyimulu and made available to National Light, the exercise which will commence tomorrow, December 6, will last till Tuesday, December 10 in Awka South, Idemmili South and Ogbaru LGAs of the state.

   The statement further informed that the exercise, which will feature administration of oral polio vaccines to children between 0-59 months irrespective of previous immunisation status and other routine antigens according to previous immunisation status.

   It also stated that the exercise will hold at fixed and temporary posts in public health facilities and other designated points, including house to house, churches, mosques, schools, markets,village squares,motor parks and wherever children are found.

  The agency called on mothers and care givers to endeavor to take their children to the immunisation posts for vaccination.

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