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OGUN TO FLAG OFF 2017/2018 MEASLES VACCINATION CAMPAIGN

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The Ogun State Primary Health Care Development Board in collaboration with partners in the health sector is set for the 2017/2018 Measles Vaccination Campaign (MVC) targeting children ages 9-59 months.

The flag- off ceremony which would be done by the Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun on Thursday, March 1, 2018 holds at Ijebu East Central Local Council Development Area Secretariat.

A release signed by the Commissioner for Health, Dr. Babatune Ipaye, indicated that the exercise would take place at all Primary Health Care Centres across the State and other designated places like schools, religious houses, market places as well as motor parks between Thursday, March 1 and Tuesday, March 13, 2018.

It enjoined parents and guardians to come out en-mass to get their children and wards between 9-59 months vaccinated as the vaccine was safe, free and effective, advising that vaccination card issued during immunization exercise should be kept for future survey by health officials.

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