Adamawa government resolves 61 non-compliance on polio vaccination

By Golfa Francis, Yola

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The Adamawa State Government has resolve the sixty-one cases of noncompliance of polio vaccination in the state.

The Executive Secretary, Adamawa Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr. Suleiman Bashir, said the successes through the community mobilizer vaccination team, led to the 101 per cent success, where 20 LGA of the State got 94 percent immunization coverage.

Adamawa State Deputy Governor Professor Kaletapwa Farauta lauded the effort of traditional rulers, community mobilizers and development partner for success recorded in the polio routing immunization in the state.

Also, the Adamawa State government is set to conduct phase two of state wide school deworming campaign and distribution of free delivery kits to pregnant mothers in the state.
Professor Farauta said the action was part of activities lined up for polio immunization targeted at 1.3 million children, slated for March 20 to 23 in the state.

She said, “The provision of free drugs by the state government has reduced the coat of ante natal care and delivery services at primary health care facilities as well as re-capitalize drug revolving fund scheme to make it sustainable and more efficient.”

 

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