MOH Statement on National Measles Campaign
MOH Statement on National Measles Campaign9/10/2017
The Ministry of Health (MOH) has started implementing its National Measles Immunization Campaign in all Governorates of the Sultanate from today 10th to 16th of September 2017 for all citizens and residents. The organization of this Campaign came in order to eliminate the measles and prevent it in the society similar to those organized in many parts of the World.
The MOH has also been guided by academic institutions and international agencies like World Health Organization.
The Ministry stresses that the vaccine used for the immunization (MMR) is highly safe and has no serious or significant side effects.
The Ministry calls on all people in the Sultanate aged 20 to 35 years to visit the public or private health institutions to get the free vaccine. The Ministry would also like to inform all not to pay attention to the rumors spread around and if there, any queries on the campaign to call the MOH Contact Center number 24441999.
It is worth mentioning that, legal and administrative procedures will be taken by the Ministry of Health against those who spread rumors or incorrect information regarding the campaign.