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Over 200,000 Children Targeted In Repeat Polio Vaccination

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Nairobi County Government is targeting at least 200,000 children in the upcoming polio vaccination exercise.

Nairobi County Health Promotion Coordinator Lillyan Mutua says that the exercise is which is targeting children under five years will start on Saturday and end next week on Wednesday.

Mutua added that, the last exercise carried on September managed 111 percent target.

Mutua was speaking during a meeting with community leaders to sensitize them on the upcoming Polio vaccination exercise.

The meeting which involved church elders, village elders and chiefs aimed at  informing the community about the polio exercise and the benefits of fighting polio in the country.

Ministry of Health says that the exercise will be conducted in 11 counties including Nairobi, Mombasa, Kilifi, Marsabit among others.

 

 

 

 

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