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Benue government to vaccinate 1.9m children

Benue government to vaccinate 1.9m children

Over 1.9 million children in Benue State are to be vaccinated against meningitis and measles from November 16 to 23

The Executive Secretary, Benue State Primary Health Care Board, Dr Bem Ageda, disclosed this during a media orientation meeting for 2019 Integrated Measles and Meningitis campaign in Makurdi on Wednesday.

According to him, 1,743 health workers comprising three vaccinators, three recorders, one crowd controller and one community mobiliser have been trained to participate in the immunisation programme.

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