MEDICAL ATTENDANTS TO MOVE HOUSE TO HOUSE IMMUNISING CHILDREN IN NOVEMBER
By Kenneth Twinamatsiko
The ministry of health has decided to extend immunization days for another one month.
The period was supposed to end 31st of October 2020, but will now run till end of November.
Speaking to www.mknewslink.com, Eliab Tayebwa the Assistant District Health Officer Bushenyi said that they want every child to be reached and immunized thus they will this one month move house to house immunizing children.
Eliab added that due to COVID19 Pandemic, some children might fail to get a chance to access the vaccines from the vaccination centers like government hospitals thus they decided to go house to house immunizing those should could have missed come November this year.
He noted that they will also visit schools in case some children did not get immunized especially those in Primary seven.
The children are vaccinated against cervical cancer, given deworming and Vitamin A tablets in the process.
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