Shillong, October 07: The State Launch of Mission Indradhanush in Meghalaya will be held at Ganesh Das Government Maternal and Child Health Hospital, Shillong on October 09 at 10:30 am. Aiming to focus on areas with low immunization coverage, Mission Indradhanush drives will be conducted in East Khasi Hills, East Jaintia Hills, West Jaintia Hills, South West Khasi Hills, North Garo Hills, West Garo Hills, South West Garo Hills and only in the urban area in West Khasi Hills District.
To accelerate this coverage, Mission Indradhanush was envisaged and implemented since 2015 to rapidly increase the full immunization coverage to 90 per cent. The National Health Mission and State Health Department, Meghalaya has urged all parents of children less than two years of age and pregnant women who are not vaccinated or partially vaccinated to come forward and avail the services provided especially for them.
For more information one may contact the ANM/AWW/ASHA in their village or visit the closest Government Health Center, informed the Director of Health Services, MCH & FW cum Joint Mission Director, NHM, Meghalaya.