Wednesday, 17 September 2008

Vaccination campaign successful in Mwanza

From Daily News, Dar es Salaam

A total of 1,767,480 children aged under five years have been vaccinated against measles and given Vitamin A and de-worming drugs in Mwanza Region, surpassing the target of 1,699,448.

Briefing the press here yesterday on the national vaccination campaign, held here from 30 August to September 1, Acting Regional Medical Officer, Dr William Wayalla described this year's performance as 'highly satisfactory'. He said 1,095,270 children had measles jabs, Vitamin A was administered to 92,026 children while 577,184 others had de-worming drugs in all eight districts of the region.

Read full story in Daily News.

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