More than 228 thousand 8 hundred and 90 children aged between 1 to 19 years have been immunized in the central, western and northern division.
This is part of the National Meningococcal Immunization Program, coordinated by the Ministry of Health and Medical Services.
Minister for Health and Medical Services, Rosy Akbar has acknowledged all the nurses, community health workers, health staff, village leaders, teachers and communities who have been part of the National MenC Immunization Program.
Apart from conducting the MenC Immunization in schools and health centers, the immunization teams led by the Ministry’s Family Health Unit continue to boldly overcome the geographical challenges to deliver the MenC immunization in hard to reach villages and settlements.
The teams also achieved MenC immunizations in 31 primary schools 7 secondary schools within Tailevu, with more than 9707 children aged 1 to 19 years having been immunized.