The recent meeting of the Kohima District Task Force (DTF) for immunization highlighted the remarkable success achieved in the battle against Measles Rubella (MR) and Routine Immunization. Dr. Khrievilhou Nakhro, the District Program Officer for RCH/UIP Kohima, reported an impressive 96% success rate in vaccinating for MR and Routine Immunization from April to November 2023. This outstanding achievement can be attributed to the collaborative efforts of various stakeholders and line departments.
During the meeting, Dr. Nakhro stressed the importance of identifying and reaching out to individuals who may have been left out or dropped out of the MR vaccination campaign. To ensure no one is overlooked, a micro plan is being prepared for a comprehensive mop-up campaign scheduled from November 20 to 30. This proactive approach demonstrates the commitment of the DTF and its partners to leave no stone unturned in safeguarding the community’s health.
The Indian Social Responsibility Network (ISRN) also played a significant role in the successful vaccination drive. Kehile Semp, the District Coordinator for ISRN, presented a detailed report on the activities carried out by the network. The insights shared by Areni, District Consultant at ISRN, provided valuable experiences that further enhanced the effectiveness of the vaccination campaign.
Deputy Commissioner Kumar Ramnikant expressed his appreciation for the relentless efforts of the District Task Force for Immunization Team. Recognizing their dedication, he urged all stakeholders and line departments to redouble their efforts in spreading awareness about the benefits of MR vaccination. Collaboration and coordination among all parties involved will be crucial in ensuring the campaign’s success and protecting the community from the devastating effects of Measles Rubella.
Q: What is the success rate of the Measles Rubella vaccination campaign in Kohima?
A: The success rate of the Measles Rubella vaccination campaign in Kohima is reported to be 96%.
Q: When is the mop-up campaign for MR vaccination scheduled?
A: The mop-up campaign for MR vaccination is scheduled to take place from November 20 to 30.
Q: Which organization presented a comprehensive report on the vaccination campaign activities?
A: The Indian Social Responsibility Network (ISRN) presented a comprehensive report on the vaccination campaign activities.
Q: Who commended the efforts of the District Task Force for Immunization Team?
A: Deputy Commissioner Kumar Ramnikant commended the efforts of the District Task Force for Immunization Team.