Dis­trict man­age­ment, health deptt: or­ga­nize measles preven­tion aware­ness rally

Daily Messenger - - National - Staff Re­port

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.

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