The Lebanese Ministry of Health is cooperating with World Health Organization, and UNICEF, as well as coordinating with municipalities and NGOs for a vaccination campaign against measles and polio among Lebanese and non-Lebanese children, from the age of 6 months to 10 years, in the villages of Hasabia district. The campaign began on October 15th, 2020 as it will last for 10 days.
The campaign was preceded by a lot of support and awareness campaigns, and activities in the surrounding area. Also, the campaign included the risks of not vaccinating children, maintaining social distancing, and the importance of using face masks to prevent Covid-19. Moreover, Developmental Action Without Borders- Naba’a continues its cooperation with the campaign managers, the participating municipalities, and organizations to reach the largest number of children in order to vaccinate them.