Measles Rubella Supplementary Immunization Activity (SIA) gathers speed in Tashigang

Mr Tshewang Dorji, Deputy Chief, District Health Officer, Trashigang together with WHO and UNICEF teams made a monitoring visit to vaccination posts, namely Rongthung and Rollong where 230 target population were vaccinated on 6 Aug 2017. The team also conducted a rapid convenience survey of the households to ensure no one was left behind. Trashigang has targeted 2350 population from 9 months to 40 years, to be vaccinated during the ongoing Measles SIA. The campaign is being conducted through outreach clinics and additional 45 vaccination posts using 24 health officials identified by health centers in Trashigang.

Supplementary Immunization Activity in Phuentsholing

The Supplementary Immunization Activity in Phuentsholing Dungkhag started from 1 August 2017 with an aim to vaccinate 4920 people between the age of 9 months to 40 years with MR Vaccines. As of 7 August 2017, the Dungkhag has vaccinated around 1327 people through the following vaccination posts

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