The Kano state Government says over two million children under the Age of Five would be vaccinated against measles diseases in the 44 local Government Areas of the state.
The Commissioner for Health Dr Aminu Ibrahim Tsanyawa stated this while briefing Journalist on the commencement of the vaccination against measles disease in kano.
He said Government was According much priority on the improvement of the health status of the General populace.
The Commissioner explained that the sum of over 226 millon naira would be expended in the forthcoming measles vaccination campaign across the 44 LGA in the state.
Dr Tsanyawa noted that measles vaccination campaign was targeting 2,830,000 children under the age of 5, stressing that the campaign would cut across the 484 ward of 44 Local Government Areas of the state.
He further stated that the disease is usually spread among unvaccinated children through coughing ,sneezing and body contact with infected parson which bring about complications including death.
He maitained that the state Government would not relent in according the needed support to the Health Sector geared towards Achieving the stated Goals.
Dr Aminu Ibrahim Tsanyawa Aplauded the support of development Partners in the health sector,adding that the gesture was yeilding positive results in uplifting the health Status of the General populace.