Conducting advocacy meeting for introduction of Japanese Encephalitis vaccination in routine immunization program

17th October, 2017.


The advocacy meeting was conducted in Myanmar Maternal and Child Welfare Association (HQs) in collaboration with Ministry of Health and Sports. The President, Prof: Dr. San San Myint Aung delivered the opening speech and Director General of Department of Public Health, delivered the opening remark. And Dr. Than Tun Aung, deputy director general, explained about the JE Vaccine Campaign and Dr. Htar Htar Lin, deputy director & programme manager, EPI, discussed about "the Upcoming Nationwide Japanese Encephalitis (JE) Catch up Campaign and Introduction of JE Vaccine in Routine Immunization Program". Moreover, Dr. Aung Kyaw Moe, deputy director, EPI, presented about role of MMCWA and volunteers in JE Catch up Campaign. After that, the focal persons conducted the group discussion with the attending participants. The advocacy meeting was conducted successfully by delivering the closing remark by the President of MMCWA.