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Adeduntan Inaugurates State Measles Technical Coordination Committee

Adeduntan Measles Vaccination

The Honourable Commissioner of Health in Oyo State, Dr. Azeez Popoola Adeduntan on Tuesday, January 23, 2018, inaugurated the Oyo State Measles Techinical Coordination Committee.

Members of the Committee comprise state officials, including the directors of the State Primary Health Care Development Board and Public Health. Others are Disease Surveillance and Notification Officers, State Immunization Officer, State Health Educator and all partner agencies operating in the state.

The Committee is saddled with the responsibility of ensuring a successful statewide measles vaccination campaign scheduled for March 2018.

The Committee’s tasks are summarized as follows:

  1. Review lessons learnt and best practices observed during implementation of the previous Measles Vaccination Campaign (MVC).
  2. Develop plans for distribution of vaccines and related supplies.
  3. Supervision, monitoring and evaluation.