ASPHCDA, partner agencies to commence Immunisation exercise

Vincent Okpala
Vincent Okpala

THE Anambra State Primary Healthcare Development Agency, ASPHCDA, in collaboration with partner agencies has announced the State Immunisation Plus Days, SIPDs, exercise in three Local Government Areas, LGA.

The three LGAs are Awka South, Ogbaru and Idemili South.

This is contained in a circular released by the Executive Secretary, ASPHCDA, Dr Chioma Ezenyimulu, saying that the three-day exercise would run from Dec. 7 to Dec. 10.

The venues for the exercise have been fixed temporarily at all public health facilities and other designated posts; House to house, Churches, Mosques, Schools, Markets, Village squares and Motor parks.

According to the circular, eligible children for the exercise are 0-59 months Oral Polio Vaccine, OPV, irrespective of previous immunisation status and other routine antigens according to previous immunisation status.

Mothers and caregivers have been urged to take their eligible children to such immunisation posts for vaccination.

– Dec. 10, 2019 @ 13:19 GMT

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