Measles-Rubella vaccination

Port Blair
12 Mar 2018

A one-day workshop for Measles-Rubella Vaccination Campaign was conducted on Sunday in the auditorium of Govt. Model Sr. Sec. School Port Blair. All nodal teachers of South Andaman District including private schools participated in the campaign. Dr. A. Sengupta faculty from WHO explained Measles-Rubella Vaccination Campaign through PPT presentation. He said with the help of combined efforts of the Education and Health Departments we can eradicate Measles- Rubella completely from these Islands.
The target age group will be 9 months to less than 15 years and each and every child of the age group will be vaccinated during the campaign. Dr. G. S. Dubey, Deputy Director Education (Academic) welcomed all the participants and also highlighted the importance of teachers and the school to make the  Measles-Rubella Vaccination Campaign a successful programme. He also expressed his gratitude towards the participating teachers and heads of the institution for their valuable support to make this campaign a great success. The programme was coordinated by Mr. Mammen Thomas, Deputy Education Officer, South Andaman.