The Ministry of Health has launched the Measles-Rubella and Polio campaign in Mayuge District today, October 15th.
During the campaign, all children younger than 5 years will receive the polio vaccine while those 9 months and below 15 years will receive the MR vaccine.
The Measles-Rubella Campaign 2019 will run from 16th to 20th October country wide.
Immunisation will take place in all schools and at immunisation outposts.
According to Dr Diana Atwine, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health, this campaign is a way to prove your love for your child as a parent; a patriotic way for the local and national leaders, teachers and our health workers to contribute to a healthier upcoming generation.