Next Sunday… Launching National Measles Immunization Campaign Phase 2

Next Sunday… Launching National Measles Immunization Campaign Phase 2

Next Sunday… Launching National Measles Immunization Campaign Phase 2

6/9/2017

The Sultanate will launch on Sunday the second phase of the National Measles Immunization Campaign (NMIC) for the age group (20 – 35) that the Ministry of Health (MOH) along with the other concerned authorities will conduct  during the period of 10-16 September. The second phase of the campaign will include all the Sultanate’s Governorates except the governorates of Dhofar and Al-Wusta.

The second phase of (NMIC) will be officially launched in Muscat Governorate at the North Al Khuwair Health Center under the auspices of H.E. Sayyid Saud Hilal Al Busaidi, Minister of the State and the Governor of Muscat, with the presence of H.E. Dr. Ahmed Mohammed Al Saidi, Minister of Health. The campaign will be launched in the rest of the targeted Governorates under the patronage of their Excellency the Governors with the attendance of H.E. MOH Undersecretaries.

Therefore, the measles vaccine will be made available to citizens and residents in the authorized public and private health institutions affiliated with the MOH and other non-MOH institutions such as the military and security authorities, Diwan of Royal Court and the Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, in addition to number of private sector health establishments.

Ensuring the safety and health of community individuals, the MOH calls upon all citizens and residents in the age group of 20-35 (born between 1982 to 1997) to head to the nearest vaccination site in order to get vaccinated, free of cost, as per scheduled dates.



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