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Kano State Government to Immunize 3.6million children against Polio

Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has stated that over 3.6 million children would be immunised against the poliovirus in the Maternal Newborn and Child Health Week (MNCHW) January campaign.

According to him, the MNCHW would be conducted alongside the Outbreak Response exercise (OBR1), adding that immunization personnel would go house to house to vaccinate children below five years against poliovirus.

“The aim of the Maternal Newborn and Child Health Week is to improve the health care services for pregnant women and their children,” he said.

The governor who was represented by his Deputy, Dr. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna disclosed this yesterday at Ungogo Local Government while flagging off the OBR1 and MNCHW January campaign in the state.

He went on to explain that the Kano State Government was highly committed to providing adequate health care services to its people.