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GHMC plans to eradicate Measles Rubella

GHMC plans to eradicate Measles Rubella

The GHMC was planning to take precautionary measures to eradicate Measles Rubella (MR) through vaccination to children and students of the educational institutions where the Corporate Private Schools are not cooperating and rejecting the proposals for various reasons.

 GHMC Commissioner Dr B. Janardhan Reddy, Commissioner, has held a meeting with the Additional Commissioners Adwait Kumar Singh,  Bhaskara Chary,  Ganesh, CMOH, State Immunizing Officer  Srinivas, Dr. Padmaja, Health Officers at GHMC Head Office today.

While interacting with the officials the Commissioner, GHMC said that the Government of India is planning to completely eradicate the Measles in the entire country by vaccinating the children for which awareness programme to the parents, children’s and educational institutions about the ill effect of the disease.

The Commissioner further stated that Self Help Groups under UCD wing will coordinate for taking up the programme. (NSS)