The Governor of Meghalaya will launched the fourth round of Intensified Mission Indradhanush

Shillong, January 05: The fourth round of Intensified Mission Indradhanush in Meghalaya will be launched on 9th January 2018 by the Governor of Meghalaya, Shri, Ganga Prasad at Ganesh Das Hospital, Shillong from 10:00 am onwards.

Aiming to focus on areas with low immunization coverage the fourth round of Intensified Mission Indradhanush will commence from 9th January 2018 for 7 working days in the state in selected districts namely East Khasi Hills, East Jaintia Hills, West Jaintia Hills, South West Khasi Hills, North Garo Hills, West Garo Hills, South West Garo Hills adn only in the urban areas in West Khasi Hills.

To accelerate the immunisation coverage, Mission Indradhanush was envisaged and implemented since 2015 to rapidly increase the full immunization coverage to 90 percent.

The National Health Mission and State Health Department, Meghalaya urge all parents of children less than 2 years of age and pregnant women who are unvaccinated or partially vaccinated to come forward and avail the services especially provided for them.

For more information you may contact the Medical Officer or ANM/AWW/ASHA in your village or visit a Government Heath Centre closest to your home.

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