Fight Against Polio: 3m Children received vaccination in Kano state


Polio Vaccination

Three million Children below five years had received Poliomyelitis immunization in Kano state for July.

The Executive Secretary, Kano State Primary Health Care Management Board, Dr. Nasir Mahmoud has disclosed that the next round of the Polio immunization program will commence in October this year.

According to him, the Poliomyelitis immunization exercise which covered the 44 Local Government Areas of the state was successful.

He also suggests that the best way to wipe out Poliomyelitis among children is to give them the oral vaccine.

Dr Mahmoud revealed that the state government is striving to end the polio disease at all levels.

Report also noted that the UK has pledged £100m to the global fight against polio, aiming at eradicating the disease by 2020.


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