The Department of Health extended it’s free anti-measles vaccines program, “Iligtas sa Tigdas ang Pinas”. This door-to-door vaccination drive was launched last April and have reached out to as many as 11 million children – from nine months old up to 8 years old, in the country.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), measles (Rubella or German measles) is a highly contagious and serious disease caused by a virus. It remains one of the leading causes of death among young children globally, despite the availability of a safe and effective vaccine.
Moms should not miss this health campaign of the government for your child’s sake. Go to you Barangay health centers and inquire about this free vaccine before the campaign ends in June 4.