Capiz PHO launches measles-rubella vax drive

THE Capiz Provincial Government through the Capiz Provincial Health Office in partnership with the Department of Health successfully launched the Measles Rubella – Oral Polio Vaccine Supplemental Immunization Activity (MR OPV SIA) with the theme “MakaBATAng Serbisyo:
Para sa Buasdamlag sang mga Capizeño” on May 2.

The activity was composed by a “Grand Caravan” along the major thoroughfares in
Roxas City; “Medical and Dental Mission”; and “Grand Launching Ceremony” at the
Capiz Gymnasium, Roxas City and was spearheaded by Governor Fredenil “Oto” H. Castro; with World Health Organization Consultant, Dr. Anthony Onimisi; DOH-WVCHD Regional Director, Dr. Adriano Suba-an; SP Committee on Health Chairperson, SP Thea Faith Reyes; SP
Gilbert Ardivilla, Provincial Health Officer II, Dr. Ramon Alex T. Nolasco; Provincial
DOH Officer, Dr. Mary Joy Castroverde City Health Officer Dr. Lory V. Cahilog and Nurse V/National Immunization Program Manager, Mr. Julius Vicson Dela Cruz.

The event was made possible with the full support of their strategic partners from the Philippine National Police, Bureau of Fire Protection, Department of Education, City Health Office, Capiz Medical Society, Philippine Pediatric Society, Philippine Dental Association, Philippine Association of Medical Technologists, Philippine Nurses Association, Philippine Pharmacist Association, Public Attorneys Office, Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office, Rotary, Public and Private Hospitals, Lying-in Clinics, Philippine Red Cross, LGBTQ Capiz, Philippine Blind Association Roxas City, American International Health Alliance,
Jollibee, Capiz Cosplayers, Noren Guerra (Korean Star), Tiza Barangay Health Workers, Local Media and Information
Partners and other stakeholders. (PHO)