Educate your subjects on importance of polio vaccinations – JAP Co-ordintor admonish Muslims leaders

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By: Joy odor/Kaduna

The Co-ordinator of Journalists’ Initiative on Immunization Against Polio (JAP), Kaduna State Chapter, Mallam Lawal Dogara has urged Muslim Leaders and Traditional Rulers to always educate their followers on the importance of immunization including Routine Immunization and Polio Vaccination Campaigns.

In a Statement signed by Mallam Dogara and made available to newsmen in Kaduna on 12th of September, 2018 also appealed to the Muslim Leaders to always report the outbreak of any disease like vomiting, diarrhea, measles to the nearest Government Hospital and Primary Healthcare Centres with a view to achieving good health.

He enjoined the Ward Heads to enumerate all eligible children within their domains and reconcile the line list with the nearest health facility register to ensure such eligible children are fully vaccinated against tuberculosis, hepatitis, polio, measles, yellow fever, pertussis, tetanus and so on.

The Co-ordinator in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) congratulated the Muslim Ummah on the Hijrah Calendar for the year 1440 AH and the Sultan of Sokoto and President Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs in Nigeria and other Muslim Leaders and pray to Allah (SAW) for Peace, Unity and good Health among others.

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