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Affective actions are taken to stop measles outbreak

_53025184_mmr3Special Assistant to Chief Minister Punjab for Health Khawaja Salman Rafique has stated that regarding measles outbreak, the problem in Punjab isn’t like this winning the Sindh province. The meeting was attended by Secretary Health Punjab Arif Nadeem, Director Overall Health Punjab Dr. Nisar Ahmed Cheema, Director EPI Dr. Tanvir Hussain, Additional Director Overall Health Vector Born Disease, Dr. Jaffar Ilyas, Dr. Babar Alam of WHO, Mushtaq Rana of UNICEF, Prof. Tahir Masood of Dean Institute of kid Health/Children Hospital, Prof. Dr. Ashraf Sultan professor of Pediatric medicine of King Edward College, Prof. Tariq Bhutta, Dr. Akhtar Rashid Malik Provincial Coordinator of Lady Health Worker Programme in addition to concerned officials of Health Department. Khawaja Salman Rafique informed that it’s been made the decision to release a highly effective social mobilization campaign through media so as apprise parents about the significance of preventive vaccination against measles for his or her children. He stated in the district level, DCOs are now being given down to surveillance of measles disease, preventive vaccination of kids and monitoring of situation confirming, and, within this connation, Secretary Health Arif Nadeem is approaching the main Secretary Punjab.