Polio immunisation: Kano targets over 3m children -Commissioner
Kano state Commissioner for Health, Dr Aminu Tsanyawa, says the government has concluded arrangements to immunise more than N3 million children for the November round of Immunisation Plus Days.
Islamic scholar urges citizens to accept Polio Immunisation
Disturbed by the deadly effect of polio disease, a renowned Northern Islamic Scholar, Sheikh Dahiru Usman Bauchi, has appealed to residents..
Polio immunisation: Team lacks logistics support – Director
The director however commended the supportive roles of district heads and health mobilisers in sensitising residents for the exercise.NAN reports that the exercise is encouraging as the turnout of children for immunisation is impressive in spite of the poor logistics.
Polio immunisation: Kogi targets 900,000 children
Dr. Abubakar Yakubu, the Executive Director, Kogi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (KSPHCDA) made this known to newsmen on Monday in the course of monitoring the on-going National Immunization plus Days exercise in Lokoja.
Jigawa Council targets 77,753 children for polio immunization
The Kiyawa Local Government Council of Jigawa said that 77,753 children would be vaccinated against polio in the ongoing immunisation.
Katsina communities reject polio immunisation officers
Three communities in Katsina State have rejected polio immunisation for their children.Residents of the communities located in Batsari and Danmusa local councils sent away immunisation officers and barricaded roads leading to the villages.
‘No outbreak of polio in Plateau’
Plataeu State Government has said that there has been no outbreak of polio in the state since 2009. Commissioner for Health Dr. Kuden Kamshak, stated this while speaking with journalists on phone.
How poverty, ignorance fuel Borno’s non-compliance on polio immunisation
The coordinator disclosed this on Monday in Maiduguri; while reviewing the polio immunization exercise at the Primary Health Centre of Maiduguri Metropolitan Council (MMC).