District management, health deptt: organize measles prevention awareness rally
BADIN: District management and health department Badin organized measles prevention awareness rally at Badin on Friday. The rally was began from Shahnawaz chowk Badin and culminated at infront of Badin press club jointly led by, Haji Taj Muhammad Mallah, MPA , Badin, Asif Jan Siddiqui, Deputy Commissioner Badin, Dr. Mehboob Khuwaja, District Health Officer Badin.
The rally was participated by large number of employees and officials of health, education and social welfare department, students of different schools and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs).
While addressing the rally DC Badin, MPA Badin, DHO Badin and others said measles was alarming and dangerous disease and could harm the mental and physical health of new generation.They said many others complicated diseases were occured because of measles.They said compaign against measles to be launched from 15th to 27th of October, 2018, in Badin district and children of the age of 9 months to 5 years to be vaccinated and parents should get their children vaccinated to prevent dangerous disease.
They said each and every one of the society should play part to create awareness to prevent and eliminate measles from the society. They also said people should collaborate with health department to make anti measles compaign successful and result oriented. Earlier, MPA Badin, Haji Taj Muhammad Mallah inaugurated measles prevention office stablished in the DC office Badin.The inauguration ceremony was participated by Additional Deputy Commissioner (one) Dr. Ali Nawaz Bhoot, DHO Badin and officials of education, social welfare, health depertments and representitives of civil society and NGOs.
Addressing the ceremony MPA Badin said every one should put thier sincere efforts and play part to prevent and rid out measles.