With healthcare in focus, the J & K administration has been working on the ground to educate people about different immunisation campaigns.
Recently Advisor Bhatnagar launched Intensified Mission Indradhanush 5.0 immunisation campaign at Srinagar.
The launch ceremony was organised by Directorate of Family welfare, MCH and Immunization and was aimed to cover children aged between 0-5 who missed vaccines in the national immunisation schedule. The campaign also aims to cover pregnant women who have not taken the Tetanus-adult Diphtheria (Td) vaccine. The campaign also aims for 100 % coverage of the Measles and Rubella vaccine for eradication of these diseasesThe campaign will be held in three rounds starting each in months of August, September and October.
He remarked that this Mission is a continuation of the Government’s commitment to extend immunization coverage and provide vital vaccines to children and pregnant women residing in urban and remote areas. He added that this event will mark renewed determination to address the gaps in immunization coverage and ensure every child and mother has access to life-saving vaccines.
He said that the government is committed to provide best health care facilities to the people of Jammu and Kashmir. He added that the facilities have been decentralised from Territary care hospitals to District hospitals to CHCs as well as PHCs and people can now access best possible health care services at the doorsteps.