Polio: Kaura, Sanga LGAs observe last round of immunisation for 2019
Kaura and Sanga local government areas of Kaduna State on Monday launched the last round of polio immunisation for the year 2019, with a call on residents of the areas to uphold children’s right to proper healthcare.
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.
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.
Polio: FCT targets 900,000 for immunisation
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Primary Health Care Development Board says over 900,000 children will be immunised against polio in the first round of 2018 vaccination across the territory.
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.
Nigeria, 12 others begin immunisation of 116 million children against polio
Polio vaccinators in Nigeria over the weekend joined more than 190000 of their counterparts from 12 other countries across west and central Africa to immunize more than 116 million children over the next week.
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).