Hon. Commissioner to flag-off State wide African Vaccination Week tomorrow Monday 23rd of April , 2018. African Vaccination week is an annual event celebrated during the last week of April, The goal of the AVW is to strengthen immunization programmes, increase awareness of the importance of every person’s (particularly every child and woman) need and right to be protected from vaccine-preventable diseases and promotes delivery of other high impact lifesaving interventions.
The Campaign drive is aimed at keeping immunization high on national, state and LGAs agendas through advocacy and partnerships.
This year’s theme is “Vaccines work, do your part” meaning everyone of us has a role to play to ensure that all eligible children and women are vaccinated.