Measles im­mu­ni­sa­tion cam­paign sec­ond phase to be held in Septem­ber

Muscat Daily - - NATION -

Mus­cat - The Min­istry of Health (MoH) re­cently held a prepara­tory meeting for the sec­ond phase of the Na­tional Measles Im­mu­ni­sa­tion Cam­paign that will be held from Septem­ber 10 to 16.

The meeting was chaired by H E Dr Mo­hammed bin Saif al Hosni, Un­der­sec­re­tary for Health Af­fairs in MoH, stated a press re­lease.

A num­ber of se­nior of­fi­cials from the min­istry, di­rec­torates gen­eral of health ser­vices in the gov­er­norates, re­gional hos­pi­tals, as well as of­fi­cials from other civil and military health in­sti­tu­tions in the sul­tanate took part in the meeting.

The meeting re­viewed the chal­lenges, the achieve­ments that were made dur­ing the first phase of the cam­paign which in­cluded the gov­er­norates of Dho­far and Al Wusta, as well as the lessons learnt in or­der to ini­ti­ate the sec­ond phase that cov­ers the rest of the coun­try.

The strength of the health sys­tem in the sul­tanate, as well as the co­op­er­a­tion be­tween health­care work­ers, cit­i­zens and res­i­dents were ev­i­dent dur­ing the first phase of the cam­paign, added the re­lease.

The min­istry calls all cit­i­zens and res­i­dents to re­spond to the sec­ond phase of the na­tional cam­paign to be launched af­ter Eid al Adha. It also asks peo­ple to not pay at­ten­tion to ru­mours and take the nec­es­sary in­for­ma­tion from re­li­able sources.

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