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‘BACK TO BAKUNA’ | DOH promotes free vaccination program in Manila, Pasig
July 16, 2019 , 08:15 PM

JULY 16, 2019 — The Department of Health (DOH) visited schools in the cities of Manila and Pasig to promote the government’s free vaccination service through its school-based immunization (SBI) campaign.

The DOH encouraged mothers and caregivers to avail of the free immunization in order to provide kids and adolescents greater protection against diseases that are preventable with vaccine.

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III first visited Ramon Magsaysay High School with Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko” Moreno Domagoso.

Around 100 elementary students received booster shots for measles, rubella, tetanus, and diphtheria (MRTD).

Manila Mayor Moreno took the opportunity to bare his plans including the improvement of hospitals in the city, reorganization of health centers and lying in clinics, among others.

Duque also visited Pasig Elementary School with neophyte mayor Vico Sotto to promote the “Back to Bakuna” program by vaccinating 1,500 selected students.

The DOH aims to provide more than 9 million learners with meningococcal conjugate vaccine through the school-based program, which had been relaunched in the first week of July.

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