Workshop for Measles-Rubella Vaccination Campaign held


Port Blair, Mar 13: A day long Workshop for Measles-Rubella Vaccination Campaign was conducted in the Auditorium of Govt. Model Sr. Sec. School Port Blair recently. All Nodal Teachers of South Andaman District including Private School participated in the Campaign.

Dr. A. Sen Gupta faculty from WHO, explained about Measles-Rubella Vaccination Campaign through Power Point Presentation. In his presentation he said with the help of combined efforts of the Education and Health Department we can eradicate Measles- Rubella completely from these Islands. The target age group will be 9 months to less than 15 years and each and every child of the age group will be vaccinated during the Campaign.

Dr. G. S Dubey, Deputy Director Education (Academic) welcomed all the participants and also highlighted the importance of teachers and the school to make the Measles-Rubella Vaccination Campaign a successful programme. He also expressed his gratitude towards the participating teachers and Heads of the institution for their valuable support to make this Campaign a great success

The whole programme was coordinated by Mr. Mammen Thomas, Deputy Education Officer, South Andaman.

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