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Bulacan places third with most number of vaccinated children in Central Luzon
By: PPAO
Friday, 17 October 2014
CITY OF MALOLOS – The province of Bulacan placed third in the final ranking of the most number of children vaccinated against measles and polio in Central Luzon.
Gov. Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado said due to the collective efforts of the Provincial Government of Bulacan and its offices, and the support and cooperation of Bulakenyos, 90 percent of the children in the province were saved from the risk of acquiring measles and cheap replica breitling watches polio.

“Nakapagbakuna ng 337,491 o 90.72 na porsyento na mga batang may edad siyam na buwang gulang hanggang limang taong gulang ang Bulacan, kaya naman kampante tayo na ligtas ang mga Bulakenyo laban sa tigdas at polio,” Alvarado said.

According to Dr. Jocelyn Gomez, head of the Provincial Public Health Office, children who were not able to avail of the free vaccination from the one month campaign can still be vaccinated.

“Tuluy-tuloy naman ang libreng bakuna sa ating mga health center, magpunta lang sila. Ito po ay para sa kalusugan ng mga Bulakenyo, tandaan natin na dapat maging maalam tayo sa mga karapatan at benepisyong dapat tinatanggap natin dahil ito ay para sa atin,” Gomez said.

Earlier today, the PGB expressed its gratitude to all the local government units and health workers and volunteers who joined in the campaign to achieve a Measles and Polio-Free Bulacan.

The campaign is in line with the Department of Health’s program Ligtas Pinas: Measles Rubella Oral Polio Vaccine Mass Immunization Activity (MR-OPV MI) that the rolex replica watches uk PGB implemented under “Batang Bulakenyo, Iligtas natin sa Tigdas at Polio” last September 1 to October 17, 2014 to ensure the health of Bulakenyos against the perils of the said diseases. ###

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