National Immunization Day

National Immunization Day
Chandigarh, 20th February, 2016: National Immunization Day(NID) Pulse Polio Campaign February round is scheduled from 21st to 23rd February 2016.As per the previous practice, on day 1 i.e 21st February 2016,more than 480 booths are set up to cover more than one Lakh children in the age group of 0-5 Years. The children, who are left on day 1, will be covered by House to House Activities on 2nd & 3rd Day.
This programme is an excellent example of interdepartmental coordination where teams comprising of Persons from Health department, Police department NSS volunteers from the education department, department of Social Welfare along with transport department work tirelessly to make it a success.
This time 5 additional teams have been deployed to vaccinate the children coming to visit Rose garden during Rose festival. The state level function of the Pulse Polio Campaign will be inaugurated by worthy Health-cum-Home Secretary, Mr. Anurag Agarwal, IAS in one of the booths situated at Rose garden entrance.
All Citizen of Chandigarh are requested to mobilize their children in the age group of 0-5 Years to their nearest booths for oral polio Vaccine.