Fri, 15 Nov 2019 18:45 - Updated Fri, 15 Nov 2019 18:44
State Secretary calls for massive adhesion in vaccination campaign
Luanda - The Secretary of State for Social Action, Family and Women Promotion, Ruth Mixinge appealed today (Friday) in Viana municipality, Luanda families to massively join the polio vaccination campaign.
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Opening of national vaccination campaign against polio (file)
The call was made during the opening of the polio vaccination campaign, which was attended by the administrator of this district, Fernando Eduardo Manuel.
Ruth Mixinge said that if families participate in routine vaccines and campaigns organized by the Ministry of Health they will help reduce various diseases.
The administrator of Viana, Fernando Eduardo Manuel, assured that the conditions are in place for the vaccine to reach all areas where there are children under 5 years.
In his turn, the director of the Municipal Office of Health in Viana, Abreu Pecamena, said that during the three days of the campaign, the municipality will count with 2.511 volunteers, from health technicians, mobilizers, recorders, army personnel, National Police, firefighters and scouts.
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