Importance of Immunization in Flood Hit Areas

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Publication No: PD-214

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This a brief report about importance of immunization in Flood hit areas of Pakistan. Heavy monsoon rains started to hit Pakistan from 22 July 2010, caused flash floods in several parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, Balochistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Azad Jammu & Kashmir and Sindh Province. Pakistani and U.N. officials say that deadly waterborne and a number of other infectious diseases are on the rise among victims of the country’s worst floods in history. Emergency Immunization compaign is required is required to vaccinate pregnant mothers and children against dieases like measles, polio, hepatitis and other water born born dieases.

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