Anti-Polio vaccination campaign starts tomorrow

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A nation-wide anti-polio immunization campaign to be launched tomorrow Sunday throughout all the Yemeni governorates.

It is funded by the WHO and UNICEF, carried out by the Ministry of Public Health and Population.

Under-Secretary of Health Ministry Dr. Ali al-Walidi told the Yemeni News Agency (Saba) the vaccination operation is targeting five million and 70 thousand children under 5-year-old all over the country.

Dr. Al-Walidi stated that 39 thousand and 829 of medical workers distributed to 21 thousand and 262 teams have been tasked with carrying out the immunization campaign.”

Up to 3 million and a half houses are set to be targeted throughout the country, according to Al-Waldi.






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