Yellow Fever Mass Vaccination Campaign Launched in Kharatoum State

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 Khartoum, Nov.7(SUNA)-The last  round  of  yellow fever  vaccination campaign which targets  over 30 million  people  the  country-wide kicked off  in  Khartoum State this week.


 This campaign  targets 7.5 million people  in  the seven  localities  of Khartoum State including displaced persons , refugees and migrants.


 The final stage  of  the  campaign  targets all people of ages ranging between nine months  and sixty years all over  18 states  of Sudan.


Earlier  this  year  over 8.3 million people  in states  of Gezira, Blue Nile  and Sennar  were  immunized  at the major stage of the campaign.


 It is  to be noted  that  the national  vaccination campaign  was launched at five stages  over  five year and that  required some times extensive negotiations  conducted  by the partners  in  health field  to access  the needy  despite  political and security unrests.