Nagaland winded up its state-wide Measles and Rubella Vaccination Campaign (MRVC) with a success rate of 98 per cent coverage.
The campaign ended on November 29 last spanning of 58 days, according to a press note from the Directorate of Health and Family Welfare issued to the media on Tuesday.
The press statement also informed that a State Task Force meeting on Immunization was organized on November 30 last chaired by I Himato Zhimomi, Principal Secretary, Health and Family Welfare and attended by senior officials of allied departments, medical department and partner organizations like UNDP, WHO and UNICEF.
During the course of the meeting, review of campaign activities and performance of all 11 districts were discussed in course of power-point presentations by department officials and SMO WHO.
The department acknowledged the Chief Minister, Minister of H&FW, Administration, School Education, Social Welfare, Power, police and paramilitary for their constant support and co-operation throughout the campaign.
In the press note, the Health Department also thanked all health workers at the grassroots levels, especially ANMs, vaccinators, ASHA workers and Anganwadi workers, and all the schools, village councils, wards/colonies, religious organizations, NGOs and responsible parents who had contributed towards the successful completion of MRVC in the State.