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DOH AWARDS DAGUPAN FOR MEASLES, RUBELLA, BIVALENT ORAL POLIO VACCINE IMMUNIZATION SUCCESS

Dagupan City was recognized as the top-performing independent, component city in the Ilocos Region for achieving at least 95% coverage for the Measles, Rubella, and bivalent Oral Poliovirus Vaccine Supplementary Immunization Activity (MR bOPV SIA) campaign under the Department of Health (DOH) during awarding ceremonies dubbed as ‘Ligtas Lakas’ on October 5 this year at Villa Tomasa Hotel, Panglao, Bohol.

The city’s award was under the Best Performing Provinces, High-Urbanized Areas, Independent Component Cities (PHIs) category.

Mayor Belen Fernandez was represented by Dr. Benjamin Marcial Bautista of the City Health Office during the event that acknowledged the efforts of Centers for Health Development, Ministry of Health-Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao and local government units for their support and outstanding implementation of various vaccination campaigns in the country.

“We appreciate your support in providing better protection against vaccine-preventable diseases and Covid-19 through the Chikiting Ligtas – MR bOPV SIA, Covid-19 PinasLakas for the First 100 Days and other special vaccination days,” according to Health Undersecretary Enrique Tayag in a letter addressed to Mayor Fernandez.

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