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Karnali Province declared as fully vaccinated province

13 October 2023  

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KARNALI: The Karnali Province has been declared as the ‘fully-vaccinated province’.

Social Development Minister of the provincial government, Khadga Bahadur Pokharel made this declaration amid a program organized by the Karnali Province Government, Ministry of Social Development, Health Services Directorate here.

He announced that the province has been declared as the ‘Fully Vaccinated Karnali Province’ under the theme – ‘Utilization of local resources, ownership and participation: Ensuring full vaccination is our commitment.’

The province government minister also thanked the health workers who mobilized round-the-clock for achieving the full vaccination status for the province.

Dr Sangeeta Mishra, Director General of the Department of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Population, said it is a notable achievement to attain the fully-vaccinated province status for Karnali province despite the geographical difficulties.

She said so far 72 districts and three provinces in the country have declared themselves as having achieved the fully-vaccinated status.

Director of the Health Service Directorate, Surkhet, Dr Rabin Khadka said that with this, Karnali has now become the fourth province to attain that status after 34,671 children of 10 districts of the province were vaccinated.

He said those children who are left out from the latest vaccination campaign would also be vaccinated.


Publish Date : 13 October 2023 10:23 AM

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