Kaduna To Begin Polio immunization campaign

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By: Mayen Etim

KADUNA, North-West, Nigeria – The Kaduna State Government is set to commence Polio immunization in the State for the month of June, 2018, IPDs has announced.

In a statement jointly issued by the Deputy Director with the Kaduna State Primary Health Care Development Agency, (SPHCDA), Alhaji Hamza Ikara and the Coordinator of Journalists Initiative on Immunization against Polio, (JAP) Kaduna State chapter, Lawal Dogara in Kaduna, JAP said polio immunization is commencing from 30th June – 3rd July, 2018 and it would be conducted on the street, house to house, markets, motor parks and highways among others.

The statement therefore called on parents and caregivers to ensure they make their children available for immunization during the campaign and for routine immunization in nearby health centres or hospitals.

The statement appealed to traditional rulers and religious leaders to as usual give all the needed support for the successful conduct of the exercise in the State.

The statement explained that all adequate arrangement had been made for the smooth conduct of the exercise by the State Government, SPHCDA, Development partners and other stakeholders.

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