March 2022: Afghanistan holds measles vaccination campaign

Afghanistan ran a measles vaccination campaign March 12-17, targeting 1.2 million children ages 6 months to 59 months. During the weeklong effort, approximately 9,200 health workers and volunteers administered measles shots and oral polio drops across 49 districts in 24 provinces: Badakhshan, Badghis, Baghlan, Balkh, Faryab, Helmand, Herat, Jawzjan, Kandahar, Kapisa, Khost, Kunduz, Laghman, Nangarhar, Nimruz, Nuristan, Paktika, Paktya, Parwan, Sar-e Pol, Takhar, Urozgan, Wardak, and Zabul. WHO EMRO

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