NMC has already established a reporting cell in the city.
A survey is being conducted by the district administrations in all 11 districts of the Vidarbha region to look for measles patients in all rural, remote and tribal areas of the region. Gondia district is the first region to start the survey on December 9, 2022. A special additional dose vaccination drive will be held from December 15 to 25, 2022.
Health workers and Asha workers to find the children who haven’t been given measles-rubella vaccination by visiting homes personally. The needy children will be given a Vitamin –A dose by the workers during their visit.
The vaccination drive in the Bhandara district is to be held in two lots. After the survey, phase I of vaccination will be held between December 15 and 25, 2022. Phase II is to be conducted during the month of January 15 and 24, 2023.