Vaccination campaign for Cholera, diarrhoea starts on Wednesday

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18th February, 2020 07:58:10 printer

Vaccination campaign for Cholera, diarrhoea starts on Wednesday

 A six-day vaccination campaign will be kicked off tomorrow in the city aiming to immune people from Cholera and diarrhoea diseases.

The information was given at a press conference organised at the auditorium of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) at Mohakhali in the capital this morning.

The vaccination campaign will be conducted in the city’s Mohammadpur, Adabor, Darus Salam, Kamrangirchar, Hazaribagh and Lalbagh area’s ward numbers 9, 10, 14, 22-25,29-34 and 55-57 under Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) and it will continue till February 25.

The vaccination will be given to the children and people, aged one year and above, from 8am to 4pm everyday at 360 centres including City Corporation’s permanent vaccination centres.

However, some vaccination centres will remain open till 7pm for the convenience of the workers.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) has decided to provide cholera vaccines to the country people under National Cholera Control Plan to eliminate the disease by 2030.

 


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