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MNCHW: Kano To Immunise 3.6m Children

By ABDULLAHI RABIU, Kano
AS the Maternal New born and Child Health Week approaches. Governor of Kano state Dr.Abdullahi Umar Ganduje  said over 3.6 million Children will  be immunized against  Polio virus.
According to him, the MNCHW would be conducted alongside the Outbreak Response exercise (OBR1) where immunization personnel would go house to house to immunize Children below 5 years against poliovirus.
“The aim of the Maternal New born and Child Health Week is to improve the health care services for pregnant Women and their Children he said”.
The Governor represented by his Deputy Dr.Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna disclosed this on yesterday at Ungogo Local Government while flagging off the OBR1 and MNCHW January Campaign in the State.
He  explained  that Kano State Government is highly committed towards providing adequate health care services to its people therefore “we should not relent in ensuring that pregnant women attend Antenatal in the hospitals across the State.
The Governor appreciated all stakeholders towards sustaining the fight against the dreaded monster by   consolidating   on the successes recorded during the exercise.
On his part, the Commissioner Of Health, Dr.Aminu Ibrahim Tsanyawa urged parents to cooperate with immunization personnel towards ensuring the success of the exercise.

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