By: Mayen Etim
KADUNA, North-West, Nigeria – Kaduna State Primary Health Care Development Agency in collaboration with Development Partners has concluded arrangement for the commencement of another round of polio immunization campaign.
The exercise is scheduled for 14th – 17th December, 2019 and would be conducted on the streets, house-to-house, markets, and motor parks among others.
A statement issued by the Coordinator, Journalists Initiatives on immunization Against Polio, (JAP) Kaduna State chapter, Lawal Dogara, urged parents and care givers to make sure their children are immunized during the exercise.
The statement commended the World Health Organization for partnering with JAP with a view to educating parents and the general public on the importance of immunization with a view to eradicating Polio and other child killer diseases like measles, meningitis, tuberculosis etc in Nigeria.
The statement called on traditional rulers, community leaders and religious leaders to continue to mobilize and sensitize their people on the importance of polio immunization and routine immunization.