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Mission Indradhanush 3.0 starts in Raj, 3,963 sessions to be organised

Medical and Health Minister Raghu Sharma started the special vaccination campaign on Monday at a state-level function at the New Bapu Nagar Community Building in Bhilwara

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Mission Indradhanush | Vaccination | rajasthan

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

Measles, vaccine, vaccination
Medical and Health Secretary Siddharth Mahajan said a target had been set to protect 23,980 children and 6,268 pregnant women by administering vaccines.

The first phase of Intensified 3.0 started in from Monday to administer vaccines to pregnant women and children up to two years.

According to a Health Department spokesperson, the campaign will run for 15 days in two phases as directed by the Centre. Vaccines will be provided free of cost to children and pregnant women who are deprived of regular vaccinations.

Medical and Health Minister Raghu Sharma started the special campaign on Monday at a state-level function at the New Bapu Nagar Community Building in Bhilwara.

Former Seeds Corporation chairperson Dharmendra Rathore and former minister Hari Sharma were also present and released two posters related to the campaign.

In the first phase of the campaign, 24 districts of the state have been included and a total of 3,963 sessions will be organised in these districts.

Medical and Health Secretary Siddharth Mahajan said a target had been set to protect 23,980 children and 6,268 pregnant women by administering vaccines.

He said children and pregnant women who were deprived of due to the coronavirus pandemic will also be provided necessary vaccines.

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First Published: Mon, February 22 2021. 12:38 IST
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