Measles immunisation campaign second phase to be held in September
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.