Po­lio im­mu­niza­tion holds Nov 3-6

Weekly Trust - - News - Ma­likatu Umar Shuaibu

The Fed­eral Cap­i­tal ter­ri­tory Ad­min­is­tra­tion (FCTA) has said that the Sub Na­tional Im­mu­niza­tion Plus Days (SIPD) in the FCT is sched­uled to hold from to­day Novem­ber 6, 2018.

The Act­ing Ex­ec­u­tive Sec­re­tary, FCT Pri­mary Health Care Board (FCTPHCB), Dr. Iwot Ndaeyo A., dis­closed to re­porters that the board had made avail­able sev­eral doses of vac­cines for the ex­er­cise.

Dr. Iwot re­vealed that the ex­er­cise has house-to-house teams, spe­cial teams, se­nior su­per­vi­sors, mon­i­tors and su­per­vi­sors, from the Na­tional Pri­mary Health Care Agency (NPHCA), to be de­ployed to the field.

The Ex­ec­u­tive Sec­re­tary there­fore urged par­ents, es­pe­cially moth­ers, to make their chil­dren avail­able for the ex­er­cise and seek rou­tine im­mu­niza­tion for their chil­dren in about 250 pri­mary health care fa­cil­i­ties in FCT com­mu­ni­ties, free of charge.

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