Srinagar: Measles- Rubella (RB) Vaccination Campaign is turning out to be a great success as over 3 Lakh Children were vaccinated for the disease in 3 days of school activity in the state.
According to the authorities one lakh sixty six thousand children in Kashmir were vaccinated for RB disease while one lakh thirty seven thousand two hundred and eighteen were vaccinated in Jammu Division.
MR vaccination campaign was successfully launched in the state from 24th of September.
Both Private and Govt .schools are being covered and children are very excited about the activity .
Around 1400 children from Presentation Convent were vaccinated today.
According to the school authorities, a very festive atmosphere was witnessed as 1300 children in DPS Budgam and 2400 children in KendryaVidyalaya 1 jammu were vaccinated.
Vaccinated children were happily displaying their vaccination completion certificates and were smiling.
The officials from Directorate of Family welfare ,MCH& Immunization have expressed satisfaction over the MR Coverage so far and are hopeful that the coverage will increase in the coming days.