tremendous success in the just concluded immunization of children between 9
Months to five years of age against Measles. The campaign exercise begins on
21st and ends on 25th November 2015 across 19 northern states and FCT.
Ministry of Health, Dr. Fatima Atiku Abubakar who monitored the campaign
exercise in Yola, the state capital described the turnout as unprecedented.
technical team from the Ministry to visit vaccination fixed post in Malkohi
IDPS camp, specialist hospital, Ajiya, Malamre, Bachure and Bekaji clinic to
see for themselves the level of implementation.
“We are highly impressed with the way parents and caregivers embrace the
exercise; Health sector is critical in human and economic development of any
nation” she said
administration of Governor Mohammed Umar Jibrilla Bindow commitments and
support towards the implementation of health programmes initiated by the
Ministry, adding that the sector had been revived through supply of sufficient
Drugs and other consumables in hospitals and clinics across the state.
of the Executive Chairman State Primary Health Care Development Agency Dr.
Abdullah Dauda Belel and partners for the successful conduct of the exercise.
“The professional efforts of our health workers participating in the recent
exercise is highly commendable” she then promise that the State Government
would continue to identify with their plight, particularly those working in
remote rural areas.
the Hon. Commissioner during the supervision were all happy to see her
personally monitoring and supervising the implementation exercise. The numbers
of children immunized in the clinics visited are as follows;
bachure clinic 108, Malkohi IDPS camp 608, Ajiya clinic 2,300 and Dubeli clinic
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