May 21, 2020

Praiseworthy vaccination program

Praiseworthy vaccination program

Asmara, 21 May 2020- Mr. Tedros Yihdego, head of Vaccination Programs at the Ministry of Health, reported that in the past 29 years of Independence praiseworthy vaccination programs have been conducted.

Indicating that in 1991 five types of vaccinations were provided and the coverage has been 9.4%, Mr. Tedros said that from 2002 to 2019 the types of vaccinations have gradually increased to 13 and the coverage to 98%. Read more

November 18, 2019

Address by Minister Amina (MOH): Meningitis...

Address by Minister Amina (MOH): Meningitis Vaccination Campaign

First and for most, allow me to welcome you all, to this important event, of launching the Meningitis Vaccination Campaign, and Vitamin-A supplementation for our children and young adults.

As you all know, Vaccines are among the most cost-effective public health and clinical preventive-service interventions, as well as, the core component of any preventive service packages.

At the same time, we know that prevention is better than cure! By the same token; childhood immunization program provides a very high return on investment. Likewise, awareness of disease and carrying out prevention and treatment courses remain essential components for reducing infectious disease transmission. Read more

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