Bhopal : January 7, 2019 (Muslim Saleem): Director Health Dr. B.N. Chouhan has told district media in charge of the department to connect all the sections with the Measles-Rubella campaign. All children in the age group of 9 months to 15 years have to be immunized under Measles-Rubella immunisation campaign which is going to start from January 15 in the state. Dr. Chouhan was addressed a workshop organised to prepare a communication work-plan for the campaign.
State Immunisation Officer Dr. Santosh Shukla said that immunisations will be administered under the campaign for control and eradication of deadly diseases like Measles and Rubella. He said that the campaign will be made successful with the support of the people. It was informed in the meeting that a communication work plan of the campaign is being planned as per the directions of the Central Government. The work-plan includes organising counselling sessions in all government and private schools, anganwadis, hostels, ashram-shalas etc. Under the work-plan, a meeting will be organised for coordination between various departments.
All district media in charge including state representative of UNICEF Shri Sanjay Singh, WHO representative Dr. Abhishek Jain were present at the workshop.