Hyderabad: Measles and Rubella are the diseases which leave their impressions on the children throughout their lives. In order to protect them from these diseases inoculation between 9-15 years of age is essential.
Mr. Zahid Ali Khan, Editor of Siasat of Urdu Daily released the poster of Dept. of Health and Family Welfare for creating awareness among the people about these diseases. Ms. V. Karuna, Commissioner, Health and Family Planning and other officials were present on this occasion. The Dept. is arranging inoculation program from 17th August to 25th September. Mr. Amer Ali Khan, News Editor of Siasat Urdu Daily and other officials of the Dept. of Health were present on this occasion.
Ms. V. Karuna told that people are aware of the bad effects of Measles but they do not know enough about Rubella. The persons who suffer from this disease get their organs affected. If inoculation is done before hand, this could be prevented.
She also said that Measles is an epidemic which may handicap children and in some cases, it could be fatal also.
The officials of the Health Dept. applauded the efforts of Siasat Urdu Daily for arranging burials of the unclaimed dead bodies. Siasat is also playing a key role in the field of education which is praiseworthy.