LAGOS STATE FLAGS-OFF MEASLES VACCINATION CAMPAIGN FOR CHILDREN 9 MONTHS TO 5 YEARS OLD
Lagos State Government in collaboration with all partner Agencies in the State will conduct statewide Measles Vaccination Campaign (MVC) for children 9months to 5years old.
This exercise will take place in two streams.
From 15th to 22nd March, 2018:
- Amuwo / Odofin
- L /Mainland
- Lagos / Island
From 22nd to 29th, March 2018:
- Oshodi / Isolo
- Eti – Osa
The Measles Vaccination Campaign teams will be at all Primary Health Care Centres, General Hospitals, Private Hospitals, Nursing / Convalescent Homes, Schools , Churches / Mosques , Eateries , Playing ground , Houses , Gated Estates , Gated apartments , Markets , Communities, Riverine settlements, upland and inland areas, Special population settlements etc. in Lagos State.
We use this medium to implore all parents and caregivers (Mothers, Fathers, Grandparents, Uncles, Aunties) to bring out this target age group children to the nearest healthcare centre or/and other designated vaccination posts within the community, for the vaccination.
Measles vaccination is free and safe. Protect your child from measles disease which may lead to blindness, deafness, pneumonia, disability, and regret.
Please help to disseminate this information. Thanks for your support.
State Health Education Officer- LSPHB-
For more information, contact 08033261359.
Please talk to your congregation @ the church/ mosque service, talk to someone today.