In order to protect children from the Measles & Rubella diseases, the Department of Health & Family Welfare, Karnataka is organizing “Measles & Rubella Vaccination Campaign” from 7th to 28th February 2017 in which every child in the age group of 9 months to 15 years will get a combined Measles-Rubella vaccine.
MR vaccination booths will be established at all government hospitals including Primary Health centers, Urban health centers, General Hospitals, all government and private schools and outreach booths at sub-centers, anganwadis centers in all the villages.
ANM, ASHA, Anganwadi workers, link workers in respective area will communicate about the location of nearest MR vaccination booth. School teachers will inform regarding date of vaccination booth at school.
More information can be availed by calling free helpline number: 104 and visiting website http://www.karhfw.gov.in