5,422 missed po­lio vac­ci­na­tion in Katsina last month

Weekly Trust - - News - Habibu Umar Aminu, Katsina

About 5,422 chil­dren from 3510 house­holds were missed dur­ing last month’s oral po­lio vac­ci­na­tions in Katsina State, UNICEF said.

UNICEF Katsina Chief Field of­fi­cer, Pad­ma­vathi Yedla, who dis­closed this dur­ing a meet­ing with Vol­un­teer Com­mu­nity Mo­bilis­ers (VCM), said there is the need to work to­gether to reach out to all those chil­dren who missed the vac­ci­na­tion.

Ac­cord­ing to her, the fight against po­lio has come a long way and the meet­ing shall strengthen bond to en­sure more com­mit­ment to­wards evolv­ing a po­lio free so­ci­ety.

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