Goan Reporter News: Pulse Polio Immunization Programme to be held on March 3rd 2024

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The Directorate of Health Services, has informed that the State Family Bureau will be conducting the Intensified Pulse Polio Immunisation Programme (IPPI) 2024 in the entire State of Goa, on Sunday March 3, 2024 between 8.00 am to 5.00 pm in the designated booths throughout the State, followed by house to house survey and coverage activity from March 4 to March 6, 2024.

It is further informed that to maintain the India polio-free status and to vaccinate all the children under five years of age against polio virus, all parents are requested to bring their children below 5 years of age to the designated booths in their respective locality for vaccination.

Similarly, all together 660 booths (i.e. 491 fixed booths, 107 mobile booths & 62 transit booths) have been arranged for smooth vaccination process in the entire State. Approximately, 1 lakh & above children in the age group of 0-5 years are expected to be covered during this campaign.

Therefore all the stake holders, link departments, NGOs,/Clubs etc. are hereby requested to extend their kind support & make this pulse polio campaign successful.

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