The Department of Health brings the school-based immunization (SBI) campaign to a series of kick-off ceremony.
Health Secretary Francisco T. Duque III started the campaign at Signal Village National High School graced by Taguig City Mayor Lino Edgardo Cayetano then followed by Valenzuela City, which was held at Apolonia F. Rafael Elementary School with Congressman Wes Gatchalian and Vice Mayor Lorie Natividad-Borja as key guest officials. The most recent activity was in Ramon Magsaysay High School in Manila with Mayor Francisco "Isko Moreno" Domagoso and at Pasig Central Elementary School with Hon. Victor Ma. Regis N. Sotto, Mayor of Pasig.
All the local Chief Executives encouraged parents and caregivers to avail of the free immunization service provided by the government for children and adolescents for greater protection against vaccine preventable diseases.
SBI implementation started June 2019 while actual vaccination using selective strategy in the country and different regions will be until September 2019.
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