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Nigeria: Kaduna Celebrates Africa Vaccination Week

By Mohammad Ibrahim

Kaduna (Nigeria) – Kaduna State, Northwest Nigeria has joined the world in marking the 2015 African Vaccination Week. This is in line with the global dedication which set up 24 – 30 of April as the African Vaccination Week.

According to organizers of the event, highlights of activities for the week include radio discussion programme in both Hausa and English – the programme is expected to focus on the benefits of immunization in Africa.

Others activities include sensitisation of caregivers in undeserved/ non compliant communities in five local government areas by Journalists Against Polio.

This focuses on mainstreaming of immunization as a gift to life in some tertiary health facilities.

The event was jointly organized by JAP, State Primary Health Care Agency, and other Partners.

It would be rounded off with a parade for immunization by pupils of a primary school based in Kaduna on the 30 of April.

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